TOTAL ATONEMENT

LECTURE TITLES

Day 1 

  1. Lecture – Classification and Overview of the Motifs 

  2. Lecture – Atonement Accomplished: The ontological and the juridical, creation and redemption; Atonement in the Person of Christ

Day 2

  1. Lecture – Atonement Accomplished: in the triune God; in the person of Christ 

Day 3

  1. Lecture – Atonement Eternal: in the priesthood of Christ

Day 4

  1. Lecture – Atonement Applied: theosis, justification, sanctification, glorification

Day 5

  1. Lecture – Atonement Applied: Election and the Assurance of salvation


Required Reading


Day 1:

  1. Crisp, Oliver D. “Methodological Issues in Approaching the Atonement.” In Johnson, Adam J. ed. T&T Clark Companion to Atonement (Bloomsbury Companions) London: Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, 2017, 315-334. 

  2. Terry, Justyn. “Colin Gunton’s Doctrine of Atonement: Transcending Rationalism by Metaphor.” In Harvey, Lincoln. The Theology of Colin Gunton. New York/London: T&T Clark International, 2010, 130-145.

  3. Khaled Anatalios, “Creation and Salvation in St. Athanasius of Alexandria,” in Baker, Matthew, Seraphim Danckaert and Nicholas Marinides, eds. On the Tree of the Cross: Georges Florovsky and the Patristic Doctrine of Atonement. Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary Press/Holy Trinity Publications, 2016, 59-72.

  4. Rutledge, Fleming. The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015, 348-394.

Day 2:

  1. McCormack, Bruce. “The Ontological Presuppositions of Barth’s Doctrine of the     Atonement.” In The Glory of Atonement: Biblical, Historical and Practical Perspectives, edited by Charles E. Hill and Frank A. James, Downers Grove, IL: Apollos, 2004, 346-366.

  2. Sanders, Fred. “These Three Atone: Trinity and Atonement.” In Johnson, Adam J. ed. T&T Clark Companion to Atonement (Bloomsbury Companions) London: Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, 2017, 19-34.

  3. Davidson, Ivor. “Incarnation and Atonement.” In Johnson, Adam J. ed. T&T Clark Companion to Atonement (Bloomsbury Companions) London: Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, 2017, 35-51.

Day 3:

  1. Molnar, Paul. “Resurrection and the Atonement in the Theology of Thomas F. Torrance.” In Johnson, Adam J. ed. T&T Clark Companion to Atonement (Bloomsbury Companions) London: Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, 2017, 52-76.

  2. Sherman, Robert. King, Priest and Prophet: A Trinitarian Theology of Atonement (New York/London: T&T Clark International, 2004), 169-218

 

Day 4: 

  1. McGuckin, John A. “St. Gregory of Nyssa on the Dynamics of Salvation.” In Johnson, Adam J. ed. T&T Clark Companion to Atonement (Bloomsbury Companions) London: Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, 2017, 155-173.

  2. Hunsinger, George. “The Mediator of Communion: Karl Barth’s Doctrine of the Holy Spirit.” In The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth, ed. John Webster (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), 177-194. 

Day 5:

  1. Barth, Karl. Church Dogmatics IV/1, 204-244. (20pp)

  2. Hastings, W. Ross, Jonathan Edwards and the Life of God: Towards an Evangelical Theology of Participation (Minneapolis, MN.: Fortress, 2015), 377-391; 402-437 (49pp)

  3. Further required reading for 2 credit students:

  4. Hastings, W. Ross. Total Atonement: Trinitarian Participation in the Reconciliation of Humanity and Creation (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Fortress Acad. 2019), 1-12; 87-106; 209-274.