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Systematische Theologie: Dogmatik
Belousek, Darrin W. Snyder
Atonement, Justice, and Peace. The Message of the Cross and the Mission of the Church.
Grand Rapids u. a.: Wm. B. Eerdmans 2012. XV, 668 S. Kart. US$ 55,00. ISBN 978-0-8028-6642-4.
Eric E. Hall
The trajectory of this book as a whole could at first be described in terms of a theological ethic. The author, Darrin W. Snyder Belousek, seeks to find a way to define a cross-shaped moral in terms clearer than the vague and generic command to »love« often cited by Church authorities. What, in other words, does the cross tell us about the ways that Christians ought specifically to live their lives? How does the cross call into question Christians’ current and his-torical modes and manners of thinking through ethical ideas? And how ought these answers guide the actions of the Church? These questions are ones that B. will attempt to answer both in-depth and systematically throughout the book, giving a basis for applying his answers to socio-political questions such as how ...
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