CHRISTIAN BOOK STORE
QUICK MENU

Home
  • All Products


 » Audio Books
 » Bibles
 » Books
 » Church Supplies
 » Clothing
 » Gifts
 » Homeschool
 » Kids
 » Music
 » Software
 » Spanish Products
 » Video / DVD

Bible Resources
•  Bible Study Aids
•  Bible Devotionals
•  Audio Sermons
Community
•  ChristiansUnite Blogs
•  Christian Forums
•  Facebook Apps
Web Search
•  Christian Family Sites
•  Top Christian Sites
•  Christian RSS Feeds
Family Life
•  Christian Finance
•  ChristiansUnite KIDS
Shop
•  Christian Magazines
•  Christian Book Store
Read
•  Christian News
•  Christian Columns
•  Christian Song Lyrics
•  Christian Mailing Lists
Connect
•  Christian Singles
•  Christian Classifieds
Graphics
•  Free Christian Clipart
•  Christian Wallpaper
Fun Stuff
•  Clean Christian Jokes
•  Bible Trivia Quiz
•  Online Video Games
•  Bible Crosswords
Webmasters
•  Christian Guestbooks
•  Banner Exchange
•  Dynamic Content

Subscribe to our Free Newsletter.
Enter your email address:

Atonement and Violence: A Theological Conversation
 You're here » Christian Books Index » Atonement and Violence: A Theological Conversation
SEARCH:  
Browse:

Atonement and Violence: A Theological Conversation

Retail Price: $25.99
Our Price: $23.39
Save: 2.60 (10.00%)

Availability: In Stock


       Recent years have witnessed a series of books, articles, and lectures raising serious questions about the Christian doctrine of the Atonement. While coming from a variety of sources, the questions usually center around the central issue of atonement and violence. Doesn't the Atonement promote the idea of violence on the part of God? If so, isn't such violence incompatible with a God of love? Doesn't this doctrine send the wrong signal, excusing and perhaps even promoting such things as child abuse? Is it time to abandon what has become an outmoded and harmful doctrine?

The authors of this book claim that to abandon the Christian doctrine of the Atonement is to abandon the central witness of the gospel, for atonement speaks of nothing less than God's reconciliation of the world in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, to believe in the atoning death of Jesus Christ does not mean that one believes that God has engaged in cosmic child abuse. Drawing on the classical theories of the Atonement, engaging in creative theological construction, they present a set of cogent, cohesive alternatives to either rejecting the doctrine out of hand, or uncritically accepting it.

Contributors include: J. Denny Weaver, Bluffton University: 'Narrative Christus Victor: The Answer to Anselmian Atonement Violence'; Thomas Finger, Associated Mennonite Seminary: 'Christus Victor as Nonviolent Atonement'; Hans Boersma, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia: 'Violence, the Cross, and Divine Intentionality: A Modified Reformed View'; and T. Scott Daniels, Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene: 'Passing the Peace: Worship That Shapes Nonsubstitutionary Convictions.'

Dr. John Sanders is a Research Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Huntington College. He is the author/editor of numerous books and journal articles. He currently serves on the steering committee for the Open and Relational Theologies group for the American Academy of Religion; is the secretary-treasurer of the Christian Theological Research Fellowship; and is a member of the American Theological Society, the Society of Christian Philosophers and the Evangelical Theologcial Society.


Similar Items you may enjoy!

Atonement and Violence: A Theological Conversation - eBook
Our Price: $14.29

Sacrifice Imagined: Violence, Atonement, and the Sacred
Author: Douglas Hedley
Our Price: $53.69

Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition
Author: Hans Boersma
Our Price: $28.00

The Atonement: A Biblical, Theological, and Historical Study of the Cross of Christ
Author: David L. Allen
Our Price: $24.99
Like This Page?





More From ChristiansUnite...    About Us | Privacy Policy | | ChristiansUnite.com Site Map | Statement of Beliefs



Copyright © 1999-2019 ChristiansUnite.com. All rights reserved.
Please send your questions, comments, or bug reports to the