Either way, it kind of ticks me off, because after reading this book, I believe that the Christus Victor view is correct.
I show my bias by saying that Thomas Schreiner's presentation for penal substitutionary atonement is a great chapter, his exegetical background was helpful.
This book made me realize how blindly I believed a certain atonement model was THE way and the paradigm that good evangelical Christians must hold.
This book made me realize how blindly I believed a certain atonement model was THE way and the paradigm that good evangelical Christians must hold. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Katee
There was some new insight and things I never heard before, obviously Jesus died for our sins but Christus Victor is great, overcoming sin.Published 2 months ago by j
Though I am not particularly fond of most "three views", "four views" or "counterpoint" kinds of books from my reading of them in the past, I would have to... Read morePublished 5 months ago by SLIMJIM
This book was right on track with what my Systematic Theology class was teaching me about Christology and soteriology. It complemented the class nicely.Published 11 months ago by Morgan Mags
I was born and raised in evangelical and reformed churches on the penal substitutionary view of the atonement. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Maurice Hagar
The argumentation in the book for the several views were informative. I definitely walked away with a more examined view of the atonement. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Michael T. Slaughter
I got this book for a paper I wrote about penal substitutionary atonement and I think that all four authors do a great job of writing their argument while also commenting on the... Read morePublished on October 6, 2012 by Chris Collier
Like most "four view" type books, this one presents extremely important information in a simple to understand format. Read morePublished on February 1, 2011 by Searching for what the Bible actually says
This is one of the biggies in Christian thinking. The Atonement...the theology and historicity on how God made God and Man one again after the Fall of man into sin. Read morePublished on July 15, 2009 by Dare to love