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By Sharon Baker

Why did God need to homicide his purely son to pay our accounts? what sort of vengeful, violent God can in basic terms be chuffed via vicarious blood atonement? In Executing God, theologian Sharon Baker provides a biblically dependent and theologically sound critique of well known theories of the atonement. all in favour of the variety of acts of violence played within the identify of God, Baker demanding situations cultural assumptions concerning the loss of life of Jesus and its desiring to Christians. She eventually deals a positive trade view of atonement in accordance with God's forgiveness that opens up salvation to a much wider team of people.

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