Scapegoat

Socinius says that the scapegoat doesn’t bear punishment for the sins of the people. Grotius ( Defensio Fidei Catholoicae: De Satisfactione Christi Adversus Faustum Socinum Senensem , 1.28) . . . . Continue Reading »

Angry love

Grotius ( Defensio Fidei Catholoicae: De Satisfactione Christi Adversus Faustum Socinum Senensem, 7.4) defines wrath as the desire to inflict punishment, and he insists that God is wrathful toward . . . . Continue Reading »

Bearing Sin

Fredrik Hagglund ( Isaiah 53 in the Light of Homecoming After Exile (Forschungen Zum Alten Testament) ) argues against the common notion that Isaiah 53 is about the atoning suffering of . . . . Continue Reading »