By Scot McKnight
A neighborhood referred to as Atonement is a positive theology that not just values the church's atonement metaphors but additionally asserts that the atonement essentially shapes the lifetime of the Christian and of the church. that's, Christ identifies with people to name us right into a neighborhood that displays God's love (the church)--but that neighborhood then has the accountability to supply God's like to others via missional practices of justice and fellowship, residing out its existence jointly because the tale of God's reconciliation. Scot McKnight hence bargains an available, thought-provoking theology of atonement that engages the worries of these within the rising church dialog and should be of curiosity to all these within the church and academy who're listening in.
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A Community Called Atonement: Living Theology by Scot McKnight