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Atonement theology

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Atonement, without the theoretical nonsense 15 Jun. 2011
Theology and the interpretation of Isaiah 53 21 Jun. 2010
What did Jesus fear in Gethsemane? 24 Mar. 2012
Jesus’ death as a propitiation for the sins of Israel 6 Apr. 2012
Penal substitutionary atonement and narrative theology 12 Apr. 2010
Forgiveness of sins in the Gospels 28 Nov. 2012
Good Friday: the death of Jesus in narrative-historical context 28 Mar. 2013
The Gentiles are saved by the salvation of Israel 19 Jun. 2011
Forgiveness and the wiped out document nailed to the cross 26 Nov. 2012
As Good Friday approaches, it is time once again to insist that theories of the atonement are a waste of space 2 Apr. 2012
The wrath of God and the death of Jesus 5 Jan. 2016
Paul’s argument about the atonement of Israel in Romans 3-4 17 Jun. 2011
The story of how Jesus died for everyone (longer version) 15 Aug. 2011
Passover and atonement 14 Sep. 2013
Forgiveness of sins in Acts 30 Nov. 2012
Forgiveness of sins in Romans 11 Dec. 2012
Christ died for whose sins in accordance with the scriptures? 15 Jul. 2014
One died for all 26 Apr. 2007
Mapping the hermeneutics of penal substitution: McGrath, Bird and me 18 Jun. 2015
Who was the suffering servant of Isaiah 52:13-53:12? 14 Apr. 2015
The punishment of Jesus 28 Jan. 2010
The death of Jesus: not as difficult to understand as you might think 17 Feb. 2017
Two narratives of the cross for Good Friday 18 Apr. 2014
The forgiveness of Israel’s sins in Hebrews 4 Dec. 2012
The place of the cross in the biblical narrative 11 Aug. 2016
Was Jesus’ atoning death unique? 1 Oct. 2015
Simon Gathercole defends substitution 17 Jun. 2015
A pragmatic non-theory of the atonement 21 Feb. 2017
A commentary on Owen Strachan’s less than biblical defence of the atonement 18 Mar. 2017
Jesus and redemptive violence 3 Apr. 2017
Why we need to let some theological air out of the over-inflated balloon of atonement theory 13 Jan. 2016
Substitutionary versus anti-substitutionary theories: both lose, one more than the other 28 Mar. 2017
A dead guy going to heaven is not metaphysics? 10 Mar. 2017
Jesus the great high priest: no deep magic involved 9 Mar. 2017
Schweitzer gets redemption and eschatology half right 18 Feb. 2016
The death of Jesus for the nation 21 Apr. 2009
A quiz on the atonement (in narrative-historical perspective) 13 Apr. 2017
He did not descend into hell… and what really did happen at Easter 15 Apr. 2017
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