Tag Archives: Atonement

Anselm’s Unbelievers

To what end did Anselm write his Cur Deus Homo, and what convictions are presupposed in its ideal reader? The answers to these questions are intertwined. Cur Deus Homo is aimed at assuring Christian believers of the reasonableness of their … Continue reading

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The Stoicheic Backdrop of Atonement Theology

Peter Leithart (Delivered from the Elements of the World) argues that the proper backdrop for the doctrine of the atonement is the “stoicheic” structure of the fallen world. Both Jews (Gal 4:9) and Gentiles (Gal 4:3) were¬†enslaved under the “elements … Continue reading

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