4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- One of their common objections to the notion of the atonement is the view that sacrifice is unworthy of the Christian God.
- This is not one of the four standard views of the atonement. Christus Victor, Ransom Theory, and Mora Exemplarist/Influence Theory are standard views.
- Class lectures have NOT argued that one of the reasons this ought to be adopted is that there is New Testament evidence showing that God paid a ransom to the Devil.
- He argues that the "classical idea" of the atonement during the patristic period was the "Christ the Victor" model.
3 True/False questions
Athanasius → His account of the atonement addresses the question of sin as the disruption of the moral order, and represents an insult and offense to God.
Gerhard von Rad → He insists that animal sacrifice is really about redemption rather than punishment and suffering.
Abelard → He teaches that Jesus reconciles men and women to God by revealing the love of God to them, a love so profound and moving that it compels men and women to abandon their resistance to the love of God and to repond to it with love and gratitude. Our love for God is a response to God's love for us, and God's love for us is displayed most clearly in the cross.