The concept of atonement in the Baha'i Writings

lightuponlight
Posts: 8
Joined: Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:20 pm

The concept of atonement in the Baha'i Writings

Postby lightuponlight » Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:18 pm

I thought you all might find this of interest: an analysis of the crucifixion of Jesus and other examples of divine sacrifice as a means to atonement. It was written by Dr. Susan Maneck:

http://www.christianforums.com/t7798260/#post64838499

I think this is a fabulous beginning to some intellectual bridge-building between the Baha'i and Christian perspectives on who Christ was and why He came.

Jonah
Site Admin
Posts: 403
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2003 1:25 pm
Location: St Catharines, Ontario (near Niagara Falls)
Contact:

Re: The concept of atonement in the Baha'i Writings

Postby Jonah » Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:08 pm

Good find!

A search http://bahai-library.com/search/?q=atonement turned up a couple other things, e.g. two articles by Robert Stockman and also this: http://bahai-library.com/woodlock_dying_our_sins

And here's Susan's intro to rapprochement with Islam: http://bahai-islam.blogspot.ca


Return to “Bahá'í Writings”