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Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross

Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition

by Hans Boersma

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Baker Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Soteriology,
  • Religion,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Christian Theology - Soteriology,
  • Religion / Christianity / Theology / Christology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Christology,
  • Christian Theology - Christology,
  • Atonement,
  • Christianity,
  • Hospitality

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7845701M
    ISBN 100801027209
    ISBN 109780801027208

      Inspired by Miroslav Volf's ground-breaking Exclusion and Embrace (), Hans Boersma sets on a bold endeavor to face and redefine the meaning of violence at the cross-event through a divine hospitality lens. God is, for Boersma, divine--absolute--hospitality. God wants--nay, wills--all to be welcomed into the Godhead. Yet, post-fall, all of creation is sin-stricken. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality (Hardcover) by. Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition (Paperback) by.

    Buy the Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition ebook. This acclaimed book by Hans Boersma is available . Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition by Hans Boersma. ebook. Sign up to save your library. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Hans Boersma (Author) Hans Boersma (PhD, University of Utrecht) is J. I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Christianity and Violence By: and violence, hospitality can be only conditional—even if the will to hospitality and the offer of hospitality remain unconditional. we might live for righteousness” (). If there is a danger in the story of the cross in relation to violence, it is the danger that it might teach simply to. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition (Paperback) at


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Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross by Hans Boersma Download PDF EPUB FB2

Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition. Grand Rapids, And the Cross book Baker Academic, Hans Boersma uses concepts like violence and hospitality, particularly in their recent philosophical venues, as a set of ciphers to /5(9).

This was a great book which wrestles with the violence of the Atonement (Jesus' work for us on the cross) but sets it within the context of God's hospitality. Boersma does an excellent job of evaluating the various historical understanding of the atonement and argues that in the cross Jesus recapitulates humanity (following Iraenus or N.T Hospitality.

Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross is a rewarding book that offers both readability and theological substance The book ends with a strong section on the public face of hospitality that should stimulate discussion on the continuation of the presence of Christ in the Church through the proclamation of the Word, baptismal fellowship, the.

-James K. Smith, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Calvin College Boersma combines postmodern philosophy and ancient theology to address how God's hospitality at the cross undermines violence and supports human hospitality.

Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross is a model of how scholarship and praxis are united in the work of the kingdom.4/5(2). Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition - Kindle edition by Boersma, Hans. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition/5(9).

VIOLENCE, HOSPITALITY AND THE CROSS. REAPPROPRIATING THE ATONEMENT TRADITION by Hans Boersma. The first thing that a reader of this book has to know is that, as the title may suggest, it cannot be understood properly without some knowledge of the concepts of ‘violence’ and of ‘hospitality’, as these have been developed in post-modern.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition by Hans Boersma at Barnes & Noble. Recently, Dr. Boersma spent time with the Anglican/ecumenical men’s contemplative order to which I belong: Sons of the Holy Cross.

During his sharing his personal spiritual journey, as an aside he stated emphatically that he was not a pacifist. Hans Boersma's Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross proposes an understanding of the atonement that is sensitive both to the Christian tradition and to the postmodern critiques of that tradition.

His fresh approach draws on the rich resources of the Christian tradition in its portrayal of God's hospitality in Jesus : Baker Publishing Group. This book is learned and erudite, engaging an impressive range of biblical, theological, and philosophical sources. —James K.

Smith, professor of philosophy, Calvin College. Boersma combines postmodern philosophy and ancient theology to address how God’s hospitality at the cross undermines violence and supports human hospitality.

theodicy concerning God’s involvement with violence on the cross, Boersma believes it is necessary to show that hospitality is ipso facto implicated in some kind of violence.

“All acts of hospitality in history,” he concludes, “share in the limited and conditional character of creation and require, as such, some degree of violence” (). Boersma, Hans. Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, Hans Boersma uses concepts like violence and hospitality, particularly in their recent philosophical venues, as a set of ciphers to explore the atonement.

He succeeds brilliantly. I wish I read this book in seminary/5(6). Boersma believes that Girard’s theology of the cross “has its foundation in an ontology of violence rather than in an ontology of hospitality (p. ).” I’m not clear on why this critique. However, while it is true Girard sees scapegoating violence in virtually all cultures, he points constantly to a kingdom of non-violence.

The cross stands at the heart of this tension between God’s hospitality and the violent nature of salvation history. Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross unfolds on the basis of the paradox that all acts of hospitality in creation require some degree of violence.

Boersma challenges the reader to carry this language also into an understanding. Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition.

Hans Boersma Book Details. Categories: But what is the primary significance of the cross: God's victory over death and hell. The moral example of a righteous sufferer.

He also acknowledges a certain paradoxical tension between violence and hospitality that. Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, Hans Boersma uses concepts like violence and hospitality, particularly in their recent philosophical venues, as a set of ciphers to explore the atonement.

He succeeds brilliantly. I wish I read this book in seminary. 1 Book Review of Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition, Hans Boersma, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic,pages. This is an impressive book. First, Dr. Boersma is a meticulous theologian.

Hans Boersma's Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross proposes an understanding of the atonement that is sensitive both to the Christian tradition and to the postmodern critiques of that tradition. His fresh approach draws on the rich resources of the Christian tradition in its portrayal of God's hospitality in Jesus : The cross is central to understanding Christian theology.

But is it possible that our postmodern setting requires a new model of understanding the cross. Hans Boersma's Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross proposes an understanding of the atonement that is sensitive both to the Christian tradition and to the postmodern critiques of that tradition.

His fresh approach draws on the rich. This review was written for Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition. Boersma has written an excellent study on the Atonement of Christ. The book is an important contribution to the study of orthodox Christian theology and the post-modern thought.4/5(2).

Chapter 2: Limiting Hospitality Boersma argues that the High Calvinist understanding of double predestination draws violence back into the being of God in eternity (56). Specifically, the violence (exclusion) of his hidden will overshadows the hospitality of his revealed will.

Boersma’s survey of Calvin is accurate. He avoids the Calvin vs Calvinist thesis and is.Pt. 1: The divine face of hospitality --The possibility of hospitality --Limited hospitality: election and violence in eternity --Preferential hospitality: election and violence in history --Pt.

2: The cruciform face of hospitality --Atonement, metaphors, and models --Modeling hospitality: atonement as moral influence --Atonement and mimetic.Get this from a library! Violence, hospitality, and the cross: reappropriating the atonement tradition.

[Hans Boersma] -- "In this study, Hans Boersma proposes an understanding of the atonement that is sensitive to both the Christian tradition and postmodern critiques of that tradition."--Jacket.