Today’s free book is Hasting Rashdall’s 1915 Bampton Lecture series. In them Rashdall defends the subjective Moral Influence theory of the atonement, which students will find helpful when examining the major views held on this subject.
My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this public domain title for digitisation.
Hastings Rashdall [1858-1924], The Idea of Atonement in Christian Theology, Being the Bampton Lectures for 1915. London: Macmillan & Co., 1925. Hbk. pp.502. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]
Table of Contents
- The Teaching of Christ Concerning Forgiveness
- The Pre-Pauline and the Pauline Doctrine of Atonement
- The Teaching of Primitive Christianity
- Patristic Theories
- Latin Theology—Augustine, Anselm, Abelard
- Scholastic Theories
- Luther and the Reformation
- The Truth of the Atonement
- The atonement and Christian Experience
- Christianity and the Mystery-religions
- Dr. Dale’s view of the atonement and some other modern theories
Main image: Parable of the Good Samaritan, as depicted by Jan Wijnants (1670). Source: Wikipedia