Interpreting Jesus and Atonement: Practical Issue #7 – Atonement, God’s Character, and Economic Justice (A Critique of Wayne Grudem)

In this post, I will explore the relationship between economic justice and atonement theology by discussing Wayne Grudem’s chapter on economics in his 2010 book Politics According to the Bible.  In the next post, I will engage in an appreciative critique of Timothy Keller’s 2012 book Generous Justice:  How God’s Grace Makes Us Just.  Grudem…

Interpreting Jesus and Atonement – Practical Issue #6:  Is Retributive Justice the Highest Form of Justice?  Does Atonement Theology Impact Our Framework for Criminal Justice?

cover detail: The New Jim Crow Nineteen year old Ann Margarent Grosmaire was tragically shot and killed by her boyfriend and fiancée of three years, in a moment of his rage and sleep deprivation.  Then: ‘At 2:15 in the afternoon on March 28, 2010, Conor McBride, a tall, sandy-haired 19-year-old wearing jeans, a T-shirt and…