Ten Reasons You Should Read Fleming Rutledge’s The Crucifixion image

Ten Reasons You Should Read Fleming Rutledge’s The Crucifixion

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Sorry for the double-posting today, but I've just written a review of Fleming Rutledge's magnificent The Crucifixion over at The Gospel Coalition which you might be interested in. Here's how it begins:

Fleming Rutledge’s The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ is an extraordinary book. It’s theologically deep and beautifully written, pastoral and scholarly, ecumenical and evangelical. Like its author, it’s Episcopal but not as you know it. It’s endorsed by people you rarely find endorsing the same book: Stephen Westerholm and David Bentley Hart, Kate Sonderegger and Stanley Hauerwas, Larry Hurtado and Robert Jenson. In some ways, it’s the successor to John Stott’s The Cross of Christ; in other ways, it’s nothing like it. Readers looking for something on the cross that incorporates both richness and retrieval should forget N. T. Wright’s latest offer and get this.

In no particular order, here are 10 reasons why.

Read the rest here.

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