Actuality Of Atonement

Actuality Of Atonement

by Colin E. Gunton
     
 

In a reissue of a masterly examination of both the Christian doctrine of Atonement and the nature and working of theological language, Professor Gunton reassesses the doctrine and the language in which it is expressed in the light of modern scholarly developments. He explains how the traditional metaphors of Atonement, drawn from the battlefield, the altar and the

Overview

In a reissue of a masterly examination of both the Christian doctrine of Atonement and the nature and working of theological language, Professor Gunton reassesses the doctrine and the language in which it is expressed in the light of modern scholarly developments. He explains how the traditional metaphors of Atonement, drawn from the battlefield, the altar and the law courts, all express something of the meaning of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus—and examines their bearing on human life in today's world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780567080905
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
10/06/2003
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Colin E. Gunton was Professor of Christian Doctrine, King's College, London, UK, and a Minister of the United Reformed Church.

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