God the Peacemaker: How Atonement Brings Shalom, Vol. 25 (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
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  • 296 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: December 2009
  • ISBN: FCOLEGRAGODTHEPEACEMAKERHOWA9780830826261

God the Peacemaker: How Atonement Brings Shalom, Vol. 25 (New Studies in Biblical Theology)

Cole, Graham A.

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What does God intend for his broken creation?

In this book Graham A. Cole seeks to answer this question by setting the atoning work of the cross in the broad framework of God's grand plan to restore the created order, and places the story of Jesus, his cross and empty tomb within it. Since we have become paradoxically the glory and garbage of the universe, our great need is peace with God and not just with God, but also with one another. Atonement brings shalom by defeating the enemies of peace, overcoming both the barriers to reconciliation and to the restoration of creation through the sacrifice of Christ. The "peace dividend" that atonement brings ranges from the forgiveness of sins for the individual to adoption into the family of God.

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About the Author

Graham Cole is professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL.

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Publisher's Description

What does God intend for his broken creation?

In this book Graham A. Cole seeks to answer this question by setting the atoning work of the cross in the broad framework of God's grand plan to restore the created order, and places the story of Jesus, his cross and empty tomb within it. Since we have become paradoxically the glory and garbage of the universe, our great need is peace with God and not just with God, but also with one another. Atonement brings shalom by defeating the enemies of peace, overcoming both the barriers to reconciliation and to the restoration of creation through the sacrifice of Christ. The "peace dividend" that atonement brings ranges from the forgiveness of sins for the individual to adoption into the family of God.

Books at a Glance

About the Author

Graham Cole is professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL.

  • Cover Type:
  • 296 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: December 2009
  • ISBN: FCOLEGRAGODTHEPEACEMAKERHOWA9780830826261