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By Peter J. Leithart

In Delivered from the weather of the World Peter Leithart reframes Anselm's query, "Why the God Man?" as an alternative he asks, "How can the dying and resurrection of a Jewish rabbi of the 1st century . . . be the decisive occasion within the background of humanity, the hinge and crux and crossroads for everything?"

With the query reframed for the large reveal, Leithart pursues the cultural and public settings and results of the move and resurrection. He writes, "I wish to teach that atonement theology must be social idea whether it is going to have any coherence, relevance or comprehensibility at all."

There are not any small suggestions or cramped plot traces during this imaginative and prescient of the deep-down issues of pass and tradition. whereas a lot is recognizable as biblical theology projected alongside Pauline vectors, Leithart marshals a beautiful array of discourse to crack open one of many enormous questions of Christian theology. this can be a publication at the atonement that eludes traditional different types, prods our theological imaginations and is bound to spark dialog and debate.

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