Thomas McCall summarises the argument in his book “Forsaken” on the cry of abandonment and forms of penal substitutionary theories of atonement. There is a response – “In My Place Condemned he Stood” – by Kevin De Young.
0:22 – Why did you decide to enter into biblical studies?
3:17 – How did you balance being both a scholar and member of the clergy?
7:36 – How has being a member of and participant in the Logos institute been fruitful for the sort of dialogue it hopes to foster?
9:29 – Can history correct theology? What order of authority should we take them to have with respect to each other?
11:59 – How does the epistemology of love connect with human motivation and divine action?
14:52 – Is Isaiah 53 the only passage from the Hebrew Scriptures that is relevant to understanding the atonement? If not, then in what ways is it significant for studies on the atonement?
“What it means for us to be one in Christ is to be a people who have been given a new story”.
“Nothing is more destructive to the Christian faith than the current identification of Christianity with love”
“The sacrifices of war are no longer necessary. We are now free to live free of the necessity of violence and killing. War and the sacrifices of war have come to an end. War has been abolished”
A philosophical analysis of the options for understanding the cry of dereliction, interpreted within the constraints of orthodox Christian theology showing the suggestiveness of this analysis for interpretations of the doctrine of the atonement