The extent of the atonement : a dilemma for reformed theology from Calvin to the Consensus (1536-1675).


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Reformed theologians of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were led by their doctrine of predestination to consider whether Christ had died only for the elect. This work traces the way they tackled the extent of the atonement. Giving close attention to the Reformers, the debates of the Synod of Dort (1618-1619), and the Amyraldian controversy, it demonstrates that, up to and including the Swiss Consensus of 1675, the Reformed Churches were never able to achieve solid and lasting agreement on this point, and aims to ...

The Extent of the Atonement: A Dilemma for Reformed Theology from Calvin to the Consensus 1536-1675 1969, Paternoster Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780853648284

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