Athanasius On Substitutionary Atonement

He [‘Christ’] suffered these things, not for His own sake but for ours. ‘Thou has made Thy wrath to rest upon me’ [Psalm 88:7, 16] . . . He suffered for us, and bore in Himself the wrath that was the penalty of our transgression” Read more»

Athanasius | “Letter to Marcellinus on the Interpretation of the Psalms” (HT: Keith Frederickson)


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One comment

  1. That’s funny, the guy with the thick-rimmed glasses and flannel shirt told me that Penal Substitutionary Atonement began with Anselm. I guess no one told Athanasius?

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