By R. Larry Shelton,Leonard Sweet,Todd D. Hunter
Larry Shelton grasps this bull by way of the horns and units forth what he considers to be either a solidly biblical and missionaly appropriate account of Christ's atoning paintings. on the center of Shelton's thesis is the declare that covenant dating has to shape the centre of our theological reflections at the pass. relocating via either outdated and New Testaments, Shelton argues that each one the varied metaphors for atonement may be held jointly through the organizing idea of "covenant relationship".
Then, tracing the background of theologies of the go from the second one century via to the modern global, he units forth a Trinitarian, relational and modern version of the atonement that components corporation with penal substitutionary accounts.
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Cross & Covenant: Interpreting the Atonement for 21st Century Mission by R. Larry Shelton,Leonard Sweet,Todd D. Hunter