Christus Victor

Our Theology/Ethics class has been studying and discussing different theories of atonement.  My group looked into the Nonviolent Atonement theory, which is based in narrative Christus Victor.  Almost all atonement theories have something beneficial to add to the conversation.  This poem is my attempt to bring out what’s compelling in Nonviolent Atonement. Christus Victor by […]

Atonement Theories

The cross – the iconic symbol of Christian faith – is strewn across churches t-shirts, necklaces, and tattoos. What was once associated with the most brutal of deaths is now an image and reminder of hope. This symbol lies at the core of atonement theories. This senseless act of violence on Golgotha transformed the world […]