Understanding Jesus’ Cry of Abandonment

Understanding Jesus’ Cry of Abandonment

Now that Good Friday is fast approaching we can expect to see a surge in online discussion about Christ’s saving work on the Cross. In this post I want to discuss Christ’s ‘cry of abandonment’ from the Cross – “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mt 27:46; Mk 15:34) – because I feel this is one of the most misunderstood texts in all of Scripture. The historical Protestant (mis)understanding of Christ’s Atonement,...

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Cur Deus Homo?

Sorry for not having updated things in so long, I have been traveling a lot. Those tornadoes in Dallas last week? Suffice it to say I was severely inconvenienced. I may not have lost my home and all my worldly possessions, but still. I have been following with serious fascination the discussion about Nestorianism over at Green Baggins (as I’m sure you have too, for nothing catches the attention of the masses like fourth-century...

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