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

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

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

Christian theology was potent in Western society until the nineteenth century, and the so-called satisfaction theory of the atonement interacted and reacted with penal practice. This book examines the relationship between the theologies of atonement and penal strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521553018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2011
Series: Cambridge Studies in Ideology and Religion Series , #9
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

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