God's Just Vengeance: Crime, Violence and the Rhetoric of Salvation

God's Just Vengeance: Crime, Violence and the Rhetoric of Salvation

by Timothy Gorringe
     
 

This 1996 book examines the relationship between the theologies of atonement and penal strategies.See more details below

Overview

This 1996 book examines the relationship between the theologies of atonement and penal strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521557627
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/18/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Ideology and Religion Series, #9
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Religion and retribution; Part I. The Cultural Formation of Atonement: Biblical Sources: 2. Blood which makes atonement; 3. Accounting for the cross; Part II. Making Satisfaction: Atonement and Penalty 1090–1890: 4. The ladder of all high designs; 5. The wounds of Christ; 6. Three angry letters in a book; 7. The moral government of the universe; 8. The age of atonement; Part III. Contemporary Directions in Atonement and Penal Theory: 9. The gospel and retribution; 10. Forgiveness, crime and community.

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