volume 80, issue 3, P725-726 2019
DOI: 10.1177/0040563919856507i
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Abstract: The Christian tradition weaves together a broad tapestry of interpretations for the atonement, each building on its predecessors. Eleonore Stump follows this trend in the Christian tradition. Though the Thomistic conception of the atonement is subject to criticism, she builds her view upon Aquinas. S. argues that for any view of the atonement to be successful, it must (1) rectify the forward-looking element of sin (e.g. the predisposition to sin) and the backward-looking (e.g. guilt and shame), (2) establish a…

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