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Cooperative Salvation: A Brethren View of Atonement by Kate Eisenbise Crell PDF

By Kate Eisenbise Crell

Why did Jesus die? What does it suggest that Jesus died for our sins? Christian theology has been wrestling with those questions for hundreds of years, and theologians have proposed plenty of diversified solutions and factors within the type of theories of atonement. yet almost all these theories fall brief whilst faced by way of a modern, postmodern worldview. lots of those versions pop out of orthodox (rather than loose Church) traditions, so that they additionally lack the certain components that symbolize Brethren methods of knowing God and the area. The Church of the Brethren is widely known for its acts of carrier and discipleship within the nonviolent version of Jesus, however it has no longer produced a lot confident theology. Cooperative Salvation makes an attempt to treatment this example via offering a positive Brethren version of atonement. It analyzes the various atonement versions proposed through the Christian culture, noting the place they turn out insufficient. to handle the shortcomings of different versions, this paintings attracts on vital claims of ancient Anabaptist and Brethren theology whereas additionally incorporating principles from feminist, liberation, and technique theology which will build an knowing of atonement that contributes a latest Brethren voice to the centuries-long dialogue of atonement.

Kate Eisenbise Crell is Assistant Professor of faith at Manchester college in North Manchester, IN.

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