Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us

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An extraordinary personal and theological examination of what's wrong with the crucifixion In an emotionally gripping and intellectually rich combination of memoir and theology, Rita Brock and Rebecca Parker show how emphasizing Christ's obedience to God and sacrifice on the cross sanctions violence, exacerbates its effects, blesses silence about the abuse of human beings, and hinders the process of recovery--giving the fullest and most powerful critique to date of the theology of atonement. "Poignant and provocative. . . ...

Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us 2001, Beacon Press

ISBN-13: 9780807067963

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