Chapter

The Fact of Salvation

G. B. Caird

Edited by L. D. Hurst

in New Testament Theology

Published in print September 1995 | ISBN: 9780198263883
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603372 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198263880.003.0005

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 The Fact of Salvation

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This chapter explores the emphasis of the New Testament on salvation as an act of God fully achieved. God’s salvation is seen to be complete in the representative picture of Jesus, who embodies human destiny. This consensus then raises question: What he has done? Four possible types of answers are presented, and used to examine how the New Testament writers work out this fourfold scheme within the context of revelation, atonement, breaking sin’s power, inauguration, and solidarity or identification.

Keywords: salvation; revelation; atonement; sin; inauguration; solidarity; identification

Chapter.  20756 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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