The Core of the Gospel: A Resolution on Penal Substitutionary Atonement (Owen Strachan)

April 6, 2018Magazine-The Glory of the Atonement

At the 2017 Southern Baptist Annual Meeting,  a resolution was affirmed on Christ’s penal substitutionary atonement making up the core of the Christian gospel. Dr. Owen Strachan, Director of the Center for Public Theology and Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, wrote on the importance of the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement … Read More

Getting the God of the Cross Right…And Very Wrong: A Response to Fleming Rutledge (Stephen J. Wellum)

April 5, 2018Magazine-The Glory of the Atonement

Fleming Rutledge’s book on the cross, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ (Eerdmans, 2015), received a favorable review from notable voices inside and outside evangelicalism. In fact, it was Christianity Today’s 2017 Book of the Year.  In the newest issue of Credo Magazine, “The Glory of the Atonement,” Dr. Stephen Wellum responded to Rutledge’s volume, … Read More