All Blog Posts With Tag: cur deus homo

Herman Bavinck (1854 - 1921) wrote the arguably best Reformed Systematic Theologies: the four volume work, Reformed Dogmatics. He was a Dutch Reformed Theologian and in the Prolegomena to Reformed Dogmatics, he wrote a very helpful critique of Anselm that is a good conclusion to my Anselm posts: [46] "Scholasticism passed through three […]
Anselm of Canterbury's (1033 – 1109)  Cur Deus Homo (Why God Became Man) is particular famous for being the first concise statement of the "Satisfaction Theory of Atonement." Anselm's Satisfaction theory is the bedrock for all modern orthodox understandings of atonement, including the fullest expression in "Penal-Substitutionary Atonement." Anselm argues that the previous […]
Anselm (1033-1109) was Archbishop of Canterbury and wrote many influential works, including his Proslogium, Monologium and Cur Deus Homo. He is most famous for his Ontological Argument, which is one of the most famous proofs for the existence of God (in Proslogium), as well as for his argument for Satisfaction Atonement […]
I've been told by many people that Martin Luther referred to 2 Corinthians 5:21 as "The Great Exchange." But I've been unable to verify that Luther had ever actually used the term "The Great Exchange." For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in […]