Nature of the Atonement by John McLeod Campbell

John McLeod Campbell [1800-1872], The Nature of the Atonement and its Relation to Remission of Sins and Eternal Life, 6th Edn.

Today’s free book is John McLeod Campbell’s study of the nature of the atonement. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

John McLeod Campbell [1800-1872], The Nature of the Atonement and its Relation to Remission of Sins and Eternal Life, 6th Edn. London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd., 1915. Hbk. pp.355. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. The Ends Contemplated in the Atonement, Awaken the Expectation that we are to Understand its Nature
  2. Teaching of Luther
  3. Calvinism, as Taught by Dr. Owen and President Edwards
  4. Calvinism, as Recently Modified
  5. Reason for note Resting in the Conception of the Nature of the Atonement on Which These Systems Proceed—the Atonement to be Seen by its Own Light
  6. Retrospective Aspect of the Atonement
  7. Prospective Aspect of the Atonement
  8. Further Illustration of the Fixed and Necessary Character of Salvation as Determining the Nature of the Atonement and the Form of the Grace of God to Man
  9. The Intercession which was an Element in the Atonement Considered as Prayer
  10. The Atonement, as Illustrated by the Details of the Sacred Narrative
  11. How we are to Conceive of the Sufferings of Christ, During that Closing Period of Which Suffering was the Distinctive Character
  12. The Sufferings of Christ, in which the Atonement was Perfected Considered in Their Relation, First, to his Witnessing for God to Men, and Secondly, to his Dealing with God on Behalf of Men
  13. The Death of Christ Contemplated as His “Tasting Death” and “For Every Man;” and the Light it Sheds on His Life, and to that Fellowship im the Life, Through Being Conformed to His Death, to Which we are Called
  14. Comparative Commendation of the View Now Taken of the Nature of the Atonement Considered in Four Aspects
  15. That God is the Father of Our Spirits, the Ultimate Truth on Which Faith Must Here Ultimately Rest
  16. Conclusion
  • Notes
    • Note to the Introduction. On the tendency to resolve religion into love of man to man.
    • Note to Chapter II. Luther’s teaching of Justification by faith alone
    • Note to Chapter VI. “Mediatoral Religion,” National Review, for April, 1856.
    • Note to Chapter XIII. THe death of Christ,
    • List of Books quoted, witht he Editions for which the Quotations are taken

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