Hospitality, Violence, & the Cross

Speaker(s): Hans Boersma
Date: June 27 - July 8, 2005
Length: 15:09:25
Product ID: RGDL3516S

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In this lecture series Hans Boersma offers a new model for looking at the atonement that draws on the rich resources of the Christian tradition in its portrayal of God's hospitality in Jesus Christ. Lectures include:

  • Hospitality, Violence, and the Cross: An Introduction
  • Violence, Hospitality, and the Postmodern Church
  • St. Irenaeus and Recapitulation as Christian Metanarrative
  • Christus Victor in Gregory of Nyssa and Kathleen Darby Ray
  • Richard Baxter's Hot Pepper Corn
  • Penal Substitution and the Possibility of Divine Hospitality
  • I See Satan Fall Like Lightning: Rene Girard and the Scapegoat Mechanism
  • Being Reconciled: John Milbank and the Church's Atonement
  • Discussion on Richard John Neuhaus, "Death on a Friday Afternoon"

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Hans Boersma is the J. I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of several books, including Violence, Hospitality and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition, Nouvelle Theologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery, Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry, and Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach.

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