Title

In My Place Condemned He Stood?: An Analysis and Exploration of Recent Theological Developments Regarding Penal Substitutionary Atonement Within Emergent Thought

Date of Award

5-1-2009

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Theology (Th.M)

Department

Systematic Theology

First Advisor

Don Payne

Abstract

The thesis will seek to uncover an answer to precisely this question: What developments in atonement theology are evident in the thinking of emergent church leaders Brian McLaren, Steven Chalke and Tony Jones, and what implications do they carry for emergent ecclesiastical bodies and the larger Christian church as a whole?