The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.

posts by Daniel Grahn



November 2012

An Essential Atonement

by Daniel Grahn, on Theology, November 2012

In the October 2012 edition of Cedarville's independent journal, The Ventriloquist, Blake Hereth argues for a second look at the Christian doctrine of atonement through his article, “An Abusive Atonement”. While it is appropriate for any scholar to reexamine the tenets of his faith, this review must be undertaken with care. Mr. Hereth’s article, while thought provoking, does not adequately consider the scriptural support for a satisfaction model of…