Total Atonement: Reconciliation in the Triune God
APPL 577 • 1–2 Credits (1 Audit)
This course is a constructive consideration of the doctrine of the atonement so crucial to Christian faith, devotion and preaching. It will defend its coherence in the face of modern accusations of cosmic child abuse and various distortions in popular evangelical preaching. We will argue that God’s participation in humanity in order that humans might participate in God invites a total approach to the mystery of the atonement, that is, one that involves the whole Trinity, the whole person and history of Christ, and all the biblical motifs and theological models of the atonement. Amazing love, how can it be…
Live Online and Recorded: This course is being offered online with live class sessions in Summer 2021. If you are not able to attend the live online classes because of time zone differences, be aware that recordings of each class will also be made available on the course Moodle site until Midnight PDT on the second Saturday after the course.
On Campus: A limited number of seats may be available to Canadian residents for on-campus participation in this course. If you are interested in attending class on campus, you must indicate your preference for on-campus instruction when you register. If you have been given an on-campus seat, you will be notified shortly after April 6. On-campus student lists will be finalized one week before this course begins. Participants of in-person courses will be required to follow Regent College protocols related to COVID-19, which will include such things as maintaining social distance and wearing masks.
This course is also offered as THEO 577
There are no prerequisites for this course.