- Created by: AJMealing
- Created on: 09-01-19 16:53
Something we can all, to a certain extent, understand
Hans Urs Von Balthasar
Salvation is "coming closer to God"
All theology is a response to the question "But who do you say that I am?"
Gregory of Nyssa
Devil has acquired 'rights' over humanity
Devil caught on fish hook, bait= Christ's flesh
As a trickster God is being dishonest
Term representation should be used rather than substitution
"Our hearts should be enkindled by such a gift of divine grace"
"For He was incarnate that we might be made God"
"Partakers in the divine nature"
Irenaeus of Lyons, 'Against Heresies'
"Bringing God down to humanity through the Spirit while raising humanity to God through his incarnation"
"So that we might regain in Jesus Christ what we had lost in Adam"
Hugo of St Victor
"We are truly made to be partakers in this redemption"
Paul Fiddes- 'Past Event and Present Salvation'
"The victory of Christ actually creates victory in us"
"A proper satisfaction comes about when someone offers to the person offended something which gives him a delight greater than his hatred of the offence"
Karl Barth, 'Church Dogmatics'
Unless the cross is allowed to reveal the full extent of our sin, it cannot take that sin from us