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An OPEN LETTER to Jesse Morrell and FRIENDLY CRITIQUE of The Vicarous Atonement of Christ (2012), part 10

If a police officer volunteers for a dangerous assignment against, let’s say, the mafia, and is murdered by them in the process, does that conceivably mean that “no injustice was done” because he was a volunteer, so agreed to bear the possible consequences? 1,166 more words

The Atonement

An OPEN LETTER to Jesse Morrell and FRIENDLY CRITIQUE of The Vicarous Atonement of Christ (2012), part 9

The Governmental Theory of the Atonement doesn’t scruple to play in the same punitive ballpark conceptually as the penal satisfaction theory it claims to oppose and replace. 1,656 more words

The Atonement

An OPEN LETTER to Jesse Morrell and FRIENDLY CRITIQUE of The Vicarous Atonement of Christ (2012), part 8

Before I continue, I should issue a heads up about the growing length of this blog series. I had originally guessed that a week’s worth of installments might cover the notes I had written by Reformation Sunday. 1,453 more words

The Atonement

The beginning (to a certain extent) of International Law

Hugo Grotius is generally seen as one of the founders of International Law, he separated law from religion and had the theory of consent. His picture (see below) seems to say ‘I know and I don’t agree. 68 more words

Hugo Grotius

Quote of the day, July 25

Hugo Grotius, on liberty

“Liberty is the power that we have over ourselves.”

International

Notes from the underground: Insight

Cross-posted from The Molinist.

If you’re not familiar with Notes from the underground, this is a series of posts where I provide some more autobiographical updates on the course of my work. 187 more words

Early Modernity

❦ "The Theology of Jonathan Edwards" ❦

   From “The Theology of Jonathan Edwards” by Michael J. McClymond, Gerald R. McDermott.

Moral Government and Christ’s Atonement

One well-known feature of the New Divinity was its approach to Christ’s atonement, a term referred to as the governmental or Grotian theory (in reference to the seventeenth-century Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius) Jonathan Edwards Jr. 431 more words