Made a public spectacle
October 25, 2019
Today, I’m going to get a bit deep, but I trust you to follow along as you are very smart (this is an ancient rhetorical device we call shamelessly flattering the reader). I want to talk a bit about one of the pillars of Christian doctrine: atonement. On its face it’s a very simple concept, but it has sparked much debate and controversy when it comes to deeper understandings.
Atonement is what Jesus did so that we can be saved. That’s a very simple explanation of something that it turns out is very difficult to fully understand from scripture. One of the most popular...