Did Jesus Die for Wrath or Sin?


Scot McKnight continues the Atonement discussion at Jesus Creed: If the acted upon is sin, then the term does not mean “propitiate” but “expiate.” Thus, Moule: “If, then, God is the subject or originator, not the object or recipient, of hilas-procedures, it is manifestly inappropriate to translate them as propitiatory; one is driven to use [Read More...]

Refusing the Gangster God: Why I’m Orthodox


Why did I choose to become Orthodox? This is a question with a potentially long answer so I’ll highlight why. It came down to one question: Why did Jesus die? I was baptized Catholic and then went through a few stages of Protestantism as my mom sought a different expression of her faith. If memory [Read More...]