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Synonyms for atonement

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

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But Milton's view of the atonement as a substitutionary sacrifice providentially offered by the crucified Christ holds steady from his earliest poems, such as "Upon the Circumcision;' to his final prose treatise, Of True Religion.
The heart of his project is to ask what the atonement says about the ontological structure of all creation, particularly of human beings.
Identifying the atonement motif expressed by Irving's Owen Meany requires some knowledge of the traditional or received atonement images.
Already, the Atonement friars and the Sisters of Sion are working together in Rome, and they hope to enlist the participation of the Paulist Fathers in their activities there, Atonement Fr.
The first round of analysis worked on implications drawn from Anselm's deletion of the devil from the atonement equation.
In Transforming Atonement, Jennings is well aware of this revisionist engagement with the classic "models" of the atonement.
As the preface describes, "there is a need to construct a new paradigm of the atonement in the 21st century: the sacrificial model is flawed" (14).
FILM STAR: Actor James McAvoy on the Redcar set ACCLAIMED: The photo of the Atonement set, by Cass Castagnoli, above right
Briony must sort out the atonement she owes her sister and Robbie and must figure out a way to grieve the losses she has brought about.
Prayer has taken the place of the atonement rituals (78).
In this brief note, I do not intend to review the numerous theories of the atonement that have been proposed, pointing out their strengths and weaknesses.
Now, fuelled by lessons learned from the Atonement experience, the council hopes to draw up a policy making it easier for film companies to work in the borough.
PROBLEMS WITH ATONEMENT: THE ORIGINS OF, AND CONTROVERSY ABOUT, THE ATONEMENT DOCTRINE.
Brondos, Professor of Theology at the Theological Community of Mexico, systematically examines scriptural, patristic, medieval, reformation, modern, and postmodern theologies of the atonement.