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The Scandalous God: The Use and Abuse of the Cross

The Scandalous God: The Use and Abuse of the Cross

by Victor Westhelle
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"Theology of the Cross" is an important site of religious reflectionand controversy, especially today. Westhelle repeatedly uncoversthe evasions - personal, social, religious, and even theological - bywhich we skirt the sharp challenge that the Cross and sufferinglove pose to a culture, lifestyle, and economy that avoid sufferingand evade love. And he challenges every Christian to embraceJesus' cross to find our own resurrection.

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ISBN-13: 9780800638955
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 10/18/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 447,184
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Victor Westhelle is Professor of Systematic Theology at Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, Illinois. He was formerly on the faculty of Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Escola Superior de Teologia in Brazil.

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