The Divine Substitute The Atonement in the Bible and History


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Overview Why did Christ have to die such a terrible death on the cross? Was there no other way? Why was there need for a divine substitute? This book explores the very heart of the Christian Gospel - that Christ died in the place of sinners, bearing their sin and guilt and the just and holy punishment that they deserved from God. The doctrine of the atonement has become the subject of intense debate, this book shows that the understanding of the death of Christ as a work of penal substitution is the principal way - though not the only way - in which the Bible views the death of Christ, and that this has been taught at every period in the history of the church. Additional notes - Addresses subject clearly in the light of the Bible's teaching and church history; - Vital perspectives in the saving work of Christ, in the light of modern misunderstandings. Authors Brian Edwards was Pastor of Hook Evangelical Church, Surbiton, for twenty-nine years, before becoming President of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches. He is an international speaker, a member of the Tyndale Society and editor of the Travel Guide series. He has a ministry of writing, lecturing and preaching, and is the author of over eleven books. Brian lives in Surrey and has two sons and three granddaughters. Ian Shaw has been lecturer at the International Christian College in Glasgow since 1996. He has a PhD in Church History from the University of Manchester. Recommendations "A vital contribution to recent controversies." - Peter Maiden, Operation Mobilisation, Chairman of Keswick Convention

Title: The Divine Substitute The Atonement in the Bible and History


Categories: Atonement,

Publisher: Day One Publications,: 2006.

ISBN Number: 1846250382

ISBN Number 13: 9781846250385

Binding: Softbound

Condition: NEW

Seller ID: 40957