New PDF release: Cross & Covenant: Interpreting the Atonement for 21st

By R. Larry Shelton,Leonard Sweet,Todd D. Hunter

ISBN-10: 0830856293

ISBN-13: 9780830856299

The go lies on the center of Christian religion and but in a fast-changing cultural context many Christians are suffering to make feel of the atonement and the way top to speak its meaning.

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 relocating via either outdated and New Testaments, Shelton argues that each one the varied metaphors for atonement may be held jointly through the organizing idea of "covenant relationship".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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