15 Books Regarding the Cross

In the recent discussions of the atonement the impression is sometimes created that the penal-substitution doctrine is a mere construct, a figment of the imagination that rests on no biblical foundation. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Nick’s list of resources will be useful.

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  1. Good list. I”m a little surpised that Stott didn’t make the list. Also, I have found Paul Wells’ “Cross Words” to be very helpful. “Pierced for our Transgressions” also deserves a careful reading as does “The Cross in the New Testament” by Leon Morris.

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