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- DescriptionWhy did God have to murder his only son to pay our debts? What kind of vengeful, violent God can only be satisfied by vicarious blood atonement? In Executing God, theologian Sharon Baker presents a biblically based and theologically sound critique of popular theories of the atonement. Concerned about the number of acts of violence performed in the name of God, Baker challenges cultural assumptions about the death of Jesus and its meaning to Christians. She ultimately offers a constructive alternate view of atonement based on God's forgiveness that opens up salvation to a wider group of people.
- Author BiographySharon L. Baker is the author of Razing Hell: Rethinking Everything You've Been Taught about God's Wrath and Judgment and numerous articles on hell and non-violent atonement. She is Associate Professor of Theology and Religion at Messiah College in Pennsylvania.
- Author(s)Sharon L. Baker
- PublisherWestminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication02/12/2013
- SubjectChristian Theology
- Place of PublicationLouisville
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWestminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight324 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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