Chapter

Crucifixion

Robert W. Jenson

in Systematic Theology

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195145984
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199848980 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145984.003.0011
Crucifixion

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The chapter explains the doctrine of God's saving action in the Crucifixion that bring Jesus's life to its end and that it is God who ordains the particular end. That the Man for Others died rather than seek his own kingdom settles that he is the Man for others and so determines the salvific import of the message that he lives as Lord.

Keywords: crucifixion; saving action; Jesus; God; Man for Others

Chapter.  7784 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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