Book Give Away

This week I’m offering Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul by Simon Gathercole. The atonement is enjoying lively debate currently and this book will be a welcome voice. Here are two of the endorsements:

“The meaning of Jesus’s death remains controversial. In this short exploratory study Simon Gathercole draws on a range of classical as well as biblical sources to argue that for Paul, at least, the notion of substitution remained central. Many questions remain, but this book will give new energy to the ongoing discussion.”

N. T. Wright, Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

“Can Christ’s work of atonement be substitutionary in nature? Though Reformation Protestantism has replied in the affirmative, much recent scholarship has tended to have a negative view of this atonement motif. Simon Gathercole is to be congratulated for intervening in this debate with a short, clear, and lively book that argues the case for a substitutionary motif from a biblical perspective, and with an eye to both the Christian tradition and recent debates in the literature. This is a work all those interested in the atonement will want to read and engage. It is certainly a book I shall be recommending to my students.”

Oliver D. Crisp, Fuller Theological Seminary

Leave your name in the comments section by NLT Friday, May 22nd 6:00 am EST. I’ll announce the winner that Friday. If I don’t hear back from the winner within seven days the book will go to another entry.

Defending Substitution

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About Louis

I am a 1997 graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
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