Problems with Atonement: The Origins Of, and Controversy About, the Atonement Doctrine
Liturgical Press, 2005 - 144 pagini
The origins of atonement are found in Paul's writings. Popular Christian theology has understood them to mean that God demanded a bloody victim to pay for human sin. In Problems with AtonementStephen Finlan examines the Christian doctrine of atonement and current debates about it. He considers its biblical foundation in Pauline texts, the Old Testament background, and the theological questions under discussion about atonement. He provides ancient historical background and raises questions, such as whether the Incarnation must be understood through the lens of atonement.
Chapters are Chapter 1: Sacrifice and Scapegoat," "Chapter 2: Paul's Use of Cultic Imagery," "Chapter 3: Atonement afterPaul," "Chapter 4: Rationalizing the Atonement Doctrine," and "Chapter 5: The Incarnation."
Stephen Finlan, PhD, is an adjunct professor of New Testament at Seton Hall University and Fordham University. He is the author of The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors(Society of Biblical Culture, 2004)."
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Leviticus 17:14 states this slightly differently when it says, "the life of every
creature is its blood," while verse 11 had said that life is a force within the blood.
The logic that is assumed may be this: the life-force can undo, or cleanse, the ...
Milgrom has forced a recognition that the central cultic concern in Leviticus and
Numbers is to provide ways to cleanse impurity from the Temple. Whenever sin is
committed in Israel, it pollutes the Temple: "Sin is a miasma [that] is attracted to ...
Leviticus 16 describes the Yom Kippur goat purification sacrifice, the scapegoat,
the bull purification sacrifice, and two burnt offerings in succession. The two
identical goats are brought forward and their eventual fates are mentioned in
The Origins Of, and Controversy About, the Atonement Doctrine Stephen Finlan.
the next chapter. In the next two chapters of Leviticus, leaving sacrificial ritual
behind, the discussion moves on to sexual morality (ch. 18), loving one's
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This book openly mocks the idea that God does not forgive sin "without the shedding of blood". It is very, very well written in terms of scholarship but it denies that the sacrificial system was ... Citiți recenzia completă
Distilled to its essence, the subject of the atonement is thoroughly researched and covered in this magnificent theological and historical report on the development of this crucial and critical ... Citiți recenzia completă
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Atonement after Paul
Rationalizing the Atonement Doctrine
Critiques of Atonement
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