The greatest value of this book rests in bringing together in a single essay the contributions of three extraordinary theologians. Made available again here, complete with a substantial introduction by james b. The book was an unrelenting attack on the doctrine of penal substitution, but he was convinced that penal substitution and definite atonement are so intimately connected. Taylor, john 32 campbell, john mcleod 24 denney, james 23 edwards, jonathan 21 hodge, archibald alexander 20. John mcleod campbell and thomas erskine loma linda university. I found this list of books and was disappointed in the selection of them from logos. His own appraisal of campbell was likewise eulogistic. In scotland, john mcleod campbell found that people had no joy in their. John mcleod campbell may 4, 1800 february 27, 1872 was a nineteenth century scottish minister and reformed theologian. The nature of the atonement and its relation to remission of sins and eternal life author. The nature of the atonement, and its relation to remission. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the nature of the atonement.
Mentor book, 1963, cited by book, section and page 1. Mcleod campbell 18001872 is now recognized as one of the great scottish theologians of the nineteenth century, primarily because of his book the nature of the atonement, in which god is revealed as a lover, not simply as a lawgiver. John mcleod campbell, born may 4, 1800, kilninver, argyllshire, scot. He added, a nobler book on the death of jesus than the formers nature of the atonement has, in my judgment, never been written in any age or language. John mcleod campbell is known as one of the most important 19th century scottish theologians, and it is mostly due to this work the nature of the atonement. The doctrine of the atonement lives again in this magnum opus of one of the great scottish theologians of the 19th century. It was clear that his book on the atonement was significant and required some response. John mcleod campbell has 18 books on goodreads with 44 ratings. Discover book depositorys huge selection of john mcleod campbell books online. Arguably no other theologians have provided more profound insights into the life and work of christ and the nature of the atonement than have john mcleod campbell, h. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search.
For he is the author of one of the few great books produced by scottish. Much in harmony with the renewed interest in the trinity, mcleod campbell reawakens the doctrine of the atonement, the sleeping giant of christian doctrine, with its rich implications for spirituality and ministry. With his friend the reverend john mcleod campbell he attempted a revision of calvinism. Does definite atonement undermine our assurance of. Mcleod campbell, 1856 the nature of the atonement, handsel press 2014 reading 1. In the opinion of one german church historian, contemporaneous with campbell, his theology was a highpoint of british theology during that century. The book offered a highly distinctive treatment of the doctrine of the. John mcleod campbell s most popular book is the nature of the atonement. He was appointed to the parish at row in 1825 and while there began.
He added, a nobler book on the death of jesus than the formers. Torrance, this classic works erudition and theological emphasis on the doctrines of universal atonement and assurance will speak to a new. Campbell, john mcleod,18001872, history, records and correspondence, scotland. Exploring christology and atonement intervarsity press. And its relation to remission of sins and eternal life john mcleod campbell on. The book aroused controversy from the moment of its. John mcleod campbells most popular book is the nature of the atonement. Mcleod campbell is now recognized as one of the greatest scottish theologians of the nineteenth century, primarily because of his book the nature of the atonement 1856. Campbell read online download listen summary formats. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Among historians of doctrine, campbells notoriety stems from his later work, the nature of the atonement. The nature of the atonement ebook written by john mcleod campbell. Mcleod campbell, who was removed from the church of scotland ministry for his belief in a general atonement. Follow john mcleod campbell and explore their bibliography from s john mcleod campbell author page. If the atonement is rightly conceived of as a development of the incarnation, the relation of the atonement to the incarnation is indissoluble. The nature of the atonement, and its relation to remission of sins and eternal life. Nature of the atonement christian classics ethereal. Kinnear, new college, university of edinburgh john mcleod campbell was an important figure in theological thinking on the atonement in nineteenthcentury britain.
Click to read more about exploring christology and atonement. This book must be counted as among the most significant reflections. In 1856, john mcleod campbell published his magnum opus, the. The nature of the atonement paperback july 30, 1996 by mr. A mentor book, 1963, cited by book, section and page 1.
Mcleod campbell published his views in the nature of the atonement 1855. A theology of the atonement should move one to worship and prayer. The nature of the atonement and its relation to remission of sins and eternal life by campbell, john mcleod, 18001872. The nature of the atonement 0th edition by john mcleod campbell author. The greatest value of andrew purvess new book, exploring christology and. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. There have somewhat recently passed from earth three men, thomas erskine, frederick denison maurice, and john mcleod campbell, who were not only personal friends, but were also closely allied with each other in many doctrinal views and philanthropic tendencies. The nature of the atonement and its relation to remission of sins and eternal life by campbell, john mcleod and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
The nature of the atonement by john mcleod campbell difficult reading, but historically an important text on the incarnation by athanasius dont let the title fool you. Online and instore available instore filter results. Much in harmony with the renewed interest in the trinity, mcleod campbell reawakens the doctrine of the atonement, the sleeping giant of christian doctrine, with its rich implications for spirituality and ministry the church today needs a new biblical paradigm of the atonement as is. He exerted an influence on a number of later writers. It is a masterpiece of theology, an essential study of soteriology. Andrew purves also questions the dominance of legal models, but he does so through a sustained engagement with three major theological voices from the scottish reformed tradition. John mcleod campbell 4 may 1800 27 february 1872 was a scottish minister and. The nature of the atonement by john mcleod campbell alibris. Publication date 1867 publisher macmillan collection europeanlibraries digitizing sponsor. The name of mcleod campbell will always be familiar to. Buy the nature of the atonement reprint by campbell, j. The nature of the atonement and its relation to remission of sins and eternal life by john mcleod campbell, 9781143118616, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
Ive just reread after many years john mcleod campbells, the nature of the atonement. Campbell, john mcleod,18001872, history, records and correspondence, scotland, theology. Thomas erskine of linlathen october 1788 20 march 1870 was a scottish advocate and lay theologian in the early part of the 19th century. Campbell, john mcleod 18001872 scottish theologian famous for his interpretation of the atonement. A word from john mcleod campbell my friend john macmurray emailed these quotes from john mcleod campbells the nature of the atonement. The nature of the atonement by john mcleod campbell.
Books by john mcleod campbell author of the nature of the. John mcleod campbell scottish theologian britannica. Pdf atonement book online free download read online free. In 1856 campbell published the nature of the atonement, which profoundly influenced scottish theology.
John mcleod campbell, scots theologian, intellectual leader, and author. Marcus dods, john mcleod campbell and the atonement malcolm a. Studying for easter, i have been looking for books on the atonement. Owen and president edwards calvinism, as recently modified reason for not resting in the conception of the nature of the atonement on which these systems. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. After studying divinity at edinburgh he became a clergyman in 1821. Torrance ranked him highly on the doctrine of the atonement, placing campbell alongside athanasius of. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. The vicarious repentance of christ in the theology of john mcleod. Why god became man by anselm classic for the satisfaction atonement theory.
The books style almost makes it unaccessible, the authors long, tortured, runon sentences frequently requiring a few rereads hence 4 instead of 5 stars. Erskine also claimed that calvinism was a sheep in wolfs clothing while arminianism was a wolf in sheeps clothing. Books on the atonement logos bible software forums. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. The nature of the atonement and its relation to remission. Once branded a heretic by his denomination, campbell shares the good news of a god who reveals himself as a lover and not simply as a lawgiver. John mcleod campbell was deposed from the ministry of the church of scotland. Mcleod campbells introduction the ends contemplated in the atonement awaken the expectation that we are to understand its nature teaching of luther calvinism, as taught by dr.1330 152 1044 244 1373 109 67 1304 713 944 1412 1110 1605 1483 969 1101 659 350 1360 1233 1591 1352 1015 1351 1244 731 209 369 503 1169