Image of the Cross, taken from the Public Domain

Defending a Penal-Satisfactionary view of the Atonement.

A Thomistic Understanding of the Atonement

  • Providing a demonstration of God’s Charity[10]
  • Setting the most proper example[11]
  • Embarrass Satan, since Jesus was both fully God and fully man, it was poetic justice that not only God should defeat him by his goodwill, but also that humanity can join him through the person of Jesus Christ. It was not only God’s victory but also our own derivative victory.[12]
  • Subverting evil using instruments of humility, rather than power[13]

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Catholic blogger, my views are not necessarily reflective of the Church’s. Please post corrections to help me avoid heresy.