Atonement and Sacrifice: A Theological Inquiry
College: Wycliffe College
Instructor 1: Mangina, Joseph
Advanced degree students enrol in WYT6502HS
Course Code: 
WYT3502HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Is Chrisitianity a sacrifical religion? What does it mean to say "Christ died for our sins"? Do we offer Christ in the Eucharist? This course will explore the interrelated concepts of "atonement" and "sacrifice" as they are used in Christian theology, especially in the doctrine of the work of Christ, in ecclesiology, and in sacramentology. Readings will include both classic and modern authors, including Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Luther, M. Douglas, Milgrom, Girard, Mascall, Boersma, Hunsinger. Some attention will be paid to postmodern discussions concerning the logic of gift-giving and exchange ( Maus, Derrida, Milbank, Cavanaugh). Seminar discussion, precis and other short papers, final paper. Readings, seminar discussion, short papers to be read in class. Class participation, short papers, final paper. 
 

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2013
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
11:00
Schedule: 
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
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