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.
- He argues that the "classical idea" of the atonement during the patristic period was the "Christ the Victor" model.
- He insists that animal sacrifice is really about redemption rather than punishment and suffering.
- This theologian insists that God is the subject of the atonement.
3 True/False Questions
Ransom 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.
Joanne Carlson Brown → 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."
Anselm → 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.