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Defending Substitution (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): An Essay on Atonement in Paul

Defending Substitution (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): An Essay on Atonement in Paul

by Craig Evans, Lee McDonald and Simon Gathercole

In recent decades, the church and academy have witnessed intense debates concerning the concept of penal substitution to describe Christ's atoning sacrifice. Some claim it promotes violence, glorifies suffering and death, and amounts to divine child abuse. Others argue it plays a pivotal role in classical Christian doctrine. Here world-renowned New Testa… Read more…