Here is the full video (including questions and answers) of my theological conference presentation: “Why Did Jesus Die? Exploring the Multifaceted Biblical Doctrine of the Atonement from a Biblical Unitarian Perspective.” To access the paper, click here.
Why Did Jesus Die? Exploring the Multifaceted Biblical Doctrine of the Atonement from a Biblical Unitarian Perspective Presented at Restoration Fellowship’s 25th Theological Conference in Hampton, GA on April 29, 2016 by Sean Finnegan (restitutio.org) Here is the PDF Abstract In part one, I categorize and summarize what the New Testament documents say about the[…]
Jesus’ arrest, trial, and crucifixion put on display a rampant and unrestrained unfairness and cruelty that is hard to understand apart from demonic influence. The night of Jesus’ arrest, the Jewish elders—men respected for their dignity and leadership—degenerated into madness as they spat on my Jesus, blindfolded him, and beat him. “Prophesy,” they commanded. “Who[…]
I’m working on a paper for the upcoming Theological Conference on Atonement and I re-listened to Dale Tuggy’s interview with Joshua Thurlow in his Trinities podcast. Thurow’s “Communal Substitutionary Atonement” theory fascinates me. If you’ve ever puzzled over the question, “Why did Jesus have to die?” or “What did Jesus’ death accomplish?” then give these[…]