The actuality of atonement: a study of metaphor, rationality and the Christian tradition

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T. & T. Clark, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 222 pages
In a reissue of a masterly examination of both the Christian doctrine of Atonement and the nature and working of theological language, Professor Gunton reassesses the doctrine and the language in which it is expressed in the light of modern scholarly developments. He explains how the traditional metaphors of Atonement, drawn from the battlefield, the altar and the law courts, all express something of the meaning of the life, death and resurrection of Jesusand examines their bearing

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METAPHOR AND THEOLOGICAL
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THE BATTLEFIELD AND THE DEMONS
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A CONVERSATION
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