For many evangelicals Eastern Orthodoxy is compelling, if not for its seemingly evangelical convictions (contrasted with “Rome”), but for the … Continue reading Review: The Victory of the Cross – Salvation in Eastern Orthodoxy by James R. Payton Jr.
“Penal substitution is more than unjust, it is by definition impossible!” This line of thought represents an important objection leveled … Continue reading Can Legal Philosophy Help Us Make Sense of Penal Substitution? (TGC Canada)
Penal substitutionary atonement, the doctrine according to which Christ died to pay the penalty for our sins, is crucial to … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards on Penal Substitution
An article I wrote defending a version of penal substitutionary atonement just came out in “Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie … Continue reading Do We Believe in Consequences? Revisiting the “Incoherence Objection” to Penal Substitution
In recent years a number of scholars have increasingly pointed out the relationship between participating in Christ’s death and changing … Continue reading Dying with Christ & Justification
The following is a summary/notes of Mark Murphy’s article, “Not Penal Substitution but Vicarious Punishment.” (Faith and Philosophy, 26.3, 2009) … Continue reading Not Penal Substitution But Vicarious Punishment
I just picked up the 2nd edition of William Lane Craig & J.P. Moreland’s Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview … Continue reading A Penal Substitutionary Doctrine of Atonement (Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview Pt. 1)