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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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Their primary revision featured a more exclusive use of "juridical terms" to present the atonement as "a legal transaction, as a 'contract'" (135).
contrition by the prodigal, anticipates the atonement image in narrative
The atonement that interests me is the payment by one person of a debt or penalty attributable to another.
He brings all these perspectives together to show how the whole of Christ s work from Incarnation to Ascension accomplishes the atonement of God with man.
Extra Ron Everett took these two pictures, right and |above, while on the Atonement set
In this text, Adam Kotsko engages on a scholarly yet accessible level with an impressively broad range of Christian thinkers in order to blend traditional Patristic readings of the atonement with contemporary concerns which have been largely shaped by liberation and political theology.
The great value of this book is not so much that it offers a "new" interpretation of the Atonement, as that it opens up the authentic meaning of the biblical texts in such a way as to free Christians from interpreting them in the light of the negative assumptions that have traditionally been projected back onto the biblical texts.
It is rather that these questions are unanswerable within the atonement paradigm that the novel expresses.
The Atonement premiere took place at the Odeon in London's Leicester Square.
I'm convinced that the atonement is the greatest Christian heresy," says Rita Nakashima Brock, a United Methodist minister and co-author of Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us (Beacon).
Leaders of the Paulist Fathers, Sisters of Our Lady of Sion, Franciscan Friars of the Atonement and Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement signed a joint statement Dec.
Most fundamentally, the observations about the role of God in satisfaction and moral atonement motifs result from drawing out the implications of Anselm's own move to delete the devil from the atonement equation.
Speaking to the Gazette in 2006 as he gazed at the Atonement film set, the former steelworker recalled: "When we got to Sword Beach, and we had to wade ashore chest deep in water, straight ahead of us were some French buildings on the road.
The "classical" interpretations of the atonement have been under close scrutiny for a full generation.
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).