atonement

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the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

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My colleague Samuel Smith has suggested that the worm upon the hook is a medieval image of the Christian doctrine of the atonement, wherein the worm is the physical body of Jesus designed to lure Satan into a trap set for him by God.
26] This has consequences for the Christian doctrine of the atonement.
In Part I, chapter 6 is characteristic, in which he asks whether the doctrine of the atonement makes moral sense.
In their writings they had denied or undermined the chief teachings of their faith--the Creation, the Fall, the Incarnation and "the cardinal doctrine of the Atonement.
In this sermon, Johnson gives prominence to the doctrine of the Atonement, the notion that redemption was made possible by Christ's sacrificial death on the cross.
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