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Cross Purposes: The Violent Grammar of Christian Atonement

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This seminal study of the Christian theory of the atonement examines the story of Christian violence. In Cross Purposes, Anthony Bartlett claims that the key Western doctrines of atonement have been dominated by a logic of violence and sacrifice as a means of salvation. Subsequently, the graphic suffering of the crucified in images and narrative has served to unleash a pro ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Bloomsbury T&T Clark
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