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?

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 New Balance sneakers, walked into the…