Atonement | Theology

Do atonement theories continue to speak to the human condition? —NO

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is part of our series on controversial questions. A NO post will normally follow a YES post. Join in by posting your comments.] by Steve Kindle As with most of the controversial questions in this series, they must be qualified in certain ways due to the wide range of possible approaches….

Atonement | Theology

Do Atonement Theories Continue to Speak to the Human Condition? —Yes

by Allan R. Bevere Atonement is the overarching word Christians use to refer to what it is that Jesus Christ has accomplished for the world in his death and resurrection. It literally means “at-one-ment,” and denotes the reconciliation, the bringing together of God and humanity and by extension the entire world and cosmos. Through the…