Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition

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Baker Academic, 2006 - 288 halaman
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The cross is central to understanding Christian theology. But is it possible that our postmodern setting requires a new model of understanding the cross?

Hans Boersma's Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross proposes an understanding of the atonement that is sensitive both to the Christian tradition and to the postmodern critiques of that tradition. His fresh approach draws on the rich resources of the Christian tradition in its portrayal of God's hospitality in Jesus Christ.
 

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Ulasan Pengguna  - Chris Bradley - Christianbook.com

This book has formed my thinking on the meaning and necessity of the Cross for our atonement. Boersma assembles a compelling and coherent theory of the atonement, gleaned from his study and that of ... Baca ulasan lengkap

Ulasan Pengguna  - Peter Amue - Christianbook.com

Boersma has written an excellent study on the Atonement of Christ. The book is an important contribution to the study of orthodox Christian theology and the post-modern thought. He tackles the issues ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Preface
9
The Divine Face of Hospitality
17
The Possibility of Hospitality
25
Election and Violence in Eternity
53
Election and Violence in History
75
Atonement Metaphors and Models
99
Atonement as Moral Influence
115
Hospitality Punishment and the Atonement
153
Atonement Violence and Victory
181
The Church as the Community of Hospitality
205
Public Justice and the Hospitality of Liberation
235
The End of Violence Eschatology
257
Bibliography
263
Subject Index
276
Scripture Index
286
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Tentang pengarang (2006)

Hans Boersma (Th.D., University of Utrecht) holds the J. I. Packer Chair of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author or editor of several books, including A Hot Pepper Corn: Richard Baxter's Doctrine of Justification in Its Seventeenth-Century Context of Controversy.

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