What shape should the atonement take as a doctrine? Is penal substitutionary atonement an appropriate account of the doctrine? Derek and I are joined by not one, but two guests for a conversation about the doctrine of the atonement.
Adam Johnson is a professor at Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute (my alma mater), and is the author of God’s Being in Reconciliation and The Atonement: A Guide for the Perplexed (forthcoming). He also gave this interesting lecture on angels and the atonement, for those who are interested.
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry is (among other things) a writer and cultural critic. He writes regularly at Patheos and has a column at The Week as well (which I highly recommend).
During the show, we talked a little about this post by Pascal. See his follow-up as well. And if you’re looking for a post that’s way too long on the subject, check out this missive by Derek.
Special thanks to MK Creative Arts for the audio editing.
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Thanks for letting us listen in on your discussions. I found your site this fall and have checked it everyday since. Very helpful for faith seeking understanding.
Thank you for the link to Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry’s site. I visit it occasionally, and his most recent post was very moving.