God of Salvation: Soteriology in Theological Perspective by Murray A. Rae,Murray A, Dr Rae,Ivor J, Professor Davidson

By Murray A. Rae,Murray A, Dr Rae,Ivor J, Professor Davidson

The theology of salvation stands on the center of the Christian religion. quite often the constitution of Christian salvation is noticeable when it comes to a unmarried topic, akin to atonement for sins, forgiveness, liberation or friendship with God. you'll be able to lessen soteriology to an issue of only own event, or to determine salvation as only a strategy to a human problem.

This e-book explores an important but frequently ignored point of Christian confession - the fundamental dating among the character of salvation and the nature of the God who saves. In what methods does God's saving outreach mirror God's personality? How may perhaps a Christian depiction of salvation top undergo witness to those positive aspects? What distinction may it make firstly the id of God as encountered within the gospel, then view every little thing else within the gentle of that?

In addressing those questions, this booklet bargains clean value determinations of quite a number significant topics in theology: the character of creaturely life; the connection among divine reasons and fabric historical past; the holiness, love and judgement of God; the atoning paintings of Jesus Christ; election, justification and the character of religion; salvation outdoors the church; human and non-human ends; the character of eschatological fellowship with God. In taking a look at those concerns within the mild of God's id, the authors provide a stimulating and tightly-argued reassessment of what a Christian theology of salvation should resemble, and ask what the results can be for Christian lifestyles and witness on the earth today.

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