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Derek Thompson units out to explain how Christian atonement works and where of Christ’s violent loss of life at the pass. the writer says that any version of the atonement needs to fulfill the next criteria.
1. increase the preaching of the gospel.
2. Accord with the complete diversity of biblical teaching.
3. Be in keeping with the nice, gracious, holy and merciful nature of God.
4. motivate Christlike behaviour in Christians.
5. Be coherent, moderate, and ethical.
6. aid ecumenism and hold the truths present in the church buildings’ ancient atonement teaching.
Traditional atonement theories fall brief at a number of pints in this record and fail to interact effectively with the entire diversity of concerns, such as:
a) Human accountability for sin.
b) Forgiveness and reconciliation.
c) Justice and punishment.
d) Sacrifice and atonement.
e) Righteousness.
f) Goodness, mercy and holiness.
g) Evil in nature.
These lists outline the integrity and comprehensiveness of an atonement concept. the writer units a excessive regular for his new version of the atonement yet proceeds to exploit a few unorthodox tips on how to derive a version he calls Lumen Christi. the writer employs the instruments of serious reasoning and attracts on quite a lot of theological works in an cutting edge method of the matter. The version proposed is multifaceted, yet in contrast to others that try and mix the normal theories, Lumen Christi takes a totally assorted route.
The e-book is fantastically illustrated with Australian aboriginal art and encompasses a absolutely hyperlinked Scripture Index. The ebook is a hundred and seventy pages plus 102 pages of Scripture Index and finish matter.

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