4 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- She is credited with saying the following: "I want to speak about the Christian doctrine of atonement and the way it has been used to glorify abuse in our society. Women are acculturated to accept abuse, believe it is our place to suffer...The message is complicated further by the theology that says Christ suffered in obedience to his Father's will. This "divine child abuse" is paraded as salvific. The child who suffers without even raising a voice is lauded as the hope of the world."
- 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.
- 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.
- This teaches us that Christ has put an end to sacrifices once and for all.
3 True/False Questions
Incarnation Theory → 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.
Gustaf Aulen → He argues that the "classical idea" of the atonement during the patristic period was the "Christ the Victor" model.
Athanasius → This theologian insists that God is the subject of the atonement.