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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
Forgiveness of sins in the Gospels 28 Nov. 2012
Jesus’ death as a propitiation for the sins of Israel 6 Apr. 2012
The Gentiles are saved by the salvation of Israel 19 Jun. 2011
The wrath of God and the death of Jesus 5 Jan. 2016
Good Friday: the death of Jesus in narrative-historical context 28 Mar. 2013
Forgiveness and the wiped out document nailed to the cross 26 Nov. 2012
The death of Jesus: not as difficult to understand as you might think 17 Feb. 2017
Penal substitutionary atonement and narrative theology 12 Apr. 2010
Paul’s argument about the atonement of Israel in Romans 3-4 17 Jun. 2011
As Good Friday approaches, it is time once again to insist that theories of the atonement are a waste of space 2 Apr. 2012
Christ died for whose sins in accordance with the scriptures? 15 Jul. 2014
Forgiveness of sins in Acts 30 Nov. 2012
Forgiveness of sins in Romans 11 Dec. 2012
Passover and atonement 14 Sep. 2013
Did God die on the cross? Part 2 17 Aug. 2017
The story of how Jesus died for everyone (longer version) 15 Aug. 2011
Who was the suffering servant of Isaiah 52:13-53:12? 14 Apr. 2015
Stephen Burnhope: Atonement and the New Perspective 10 Jan. 2019
Did God die on the cross? Part 1 15 Aug. 2017
Mapping the hermeneutics of penal substitution: McGrath, Bird and me 18 Jun. 2015
A pragmatic non-theory of the atonement 21 Feb. 2017
The gospel for Jews and Gentiles according to Romans: a summary 26 Jun. 2019
The forgiveness of Israel’s sins in Hebrews 4 Dec. 2012
Jesus and redemptive violence 3 Apr. 2017
The logic of salvation for Jews and Gentiles in Paul 5 Feb. 2018
Gentiles are saved by the salvation of Israel? Really? What about this, that, and the other? 5 Dec. 2019
The place of the cross in the biblical narrative 11 Aug. 2016
Questions about the death of Jesus 19 Sep. 2019
More on the narrative logic of salvation: “we have redemption through his blood” 8 Feb. 2018
Gentiles needed the death of Jesus as much as Jews did, but for different reasons 3 Mar. 2018
One died for all 26 Apr. 2007
Review of Matthew Bates, Gospel Allegiance. What was the gospel? 8 Nov. 2019
Two narratives of the cross for Good Friday 18 Apr. 2014
Substitutionary versus anti-substitutionary theories: both lose, one more than the other 28 Mar. 2017
Was Jesus’ atoning death unique? 1 Oct. 2015
The punishment of Jesus 28 Jan. 2010
He did not descend into hell… and what really did happen at Easter 15 Apr. 2017


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