Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology
Professor Ross Hastings is known for his care for students, his appreciation of sport, and his love for all things Trinitarian. He also has one of the most delightful accents you'll ever hear! Ross has a new book coming out entitled, Total Atonement: Trinitarian Participation in the Reconcilliation of Humanity and Creation (Fortress Press, 2019), for which we will he having a book launch on Monday October 21st (details here: https://www.regent-college.edu/about-us/events/event-details?event_id=930). We asked Ross for his top five on the atonement, and he kindly offered the following five recommendations:
A first rate consideration of the nuances of the atonement in both its ontological and forensic aspects. Especially the essay by Khaled Anatolios!
Barth’s is the best consideration of the atonement as accomplished in the person of Christ, and in particular as "Judge and the Judged”, and as accomplished in the triune God. This is an excellent account of Barth’s work.
This is an excellent series of essays by Paul Molnar, Fred Sanders, Stephen R. Holmes and many others who write on the atonement in its various aspects and in the work of many scholars in the tradition. A good book for being ‘up on recent scholarship’ on the atonement.
This is probably the most complete and doxological consideration of the atonement I have read. Worth the price just for its nuanced consideration of penal substitution and the work of Karl Barth on the atonement.
This is still one of the best treatments of the atonement I have read. A very fine defence of penal substitution that is Trinitarian.