Conversatio Divina

Part 13 of 15

Atonement: Accomplished and Applied

Tremper Longman

This talk is from the session, Atonement and Formation, the sixth and final general session of the 2018 Experiencing Life with God Conference, an academic conference hosted by the Martin Institute of Westmont College and Renovaré. Here is Tremper Longman's description: Atonement indicates the idea of reconciliation. The word also refers to the act (Christ’s life, death, and resurrection [anticipated by Old Testament animal sacrifices]) that makes possible that reconciliation. According to the Bible, what is the relationship between atonement (a past act) and formation (an ongoing process)?