Preaching The Atonement Paperback
by Peter Stevenson; Steven Wright;
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Preaching The Atonement
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Preaching the Atonement assumes that the preacher's role is not to squeeze every passage of Scripture into the same mould. Each passage bears witness to another aspect of the many splendoured work of Christ; as the preacher invites the congregation to listen to the testimony of this cloud of biblical witnesses.
Preaching The Atonement by Peter Stevenson; Steven Wright was published by Continuum in August 2005 and is our 22270th best seller. The ISBN for Preaching The Atonement is 9780567089991.
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Preaching the AtonementHelen Hancox, via The Good Book Stall
Shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey prize, 2007
This book discusses aspects of the atonement with reference to the Bible, both Old and New Testaments. Themes include Abraham's command to sacrifice Isaac, the Scapegoat in Leviticus, the Suffering Servant in Isaiah, the centrality of the Cross to Christian thought, God's justice, the reconciliation of the world and more. Each chapter introduces the thought behind a particular aspect of atonement theology with reference to theologians and other thinkers and includes a sample sermon with a commentary on the sermon. This book is well written with extensive notes, Bible references and a comprehensive bibliography and the thoughts are clearly laid out. However it does assume significant theological knowledge and uses Greek and Latin without explanations/translations. It's probably a very helpful book for those planning to preach on themes around the atonement but isn't the best book for the lay Christian wanting to read around the subject.
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Details for Preaching The Atonement
|Author / Artist||Peter Stevenson; Steven Wright|
|Publisher||Continuum (August 2005)|
|Number of Pages||192|
|Page last updated||4th December 2015|