God’s Wrath? Rethinking Penal Substitutionary Atonement

A common understanding of Christ’s death on the cross goes something like this: Due to the wrath that God planned to unleash upon sinners, he sent Christ as a substitute to die in our place (Christ took the punishment that we deserve). For God to forgive us and maintain his holiness, he had to subject an innocent victim to torture. I myself, admittedly, find this view of the atonement rather…

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Eric Van Evans

Eric Van Evans

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Eric Evans is an American writer and YouTuber. He graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in philosophy and psychology. Currently he attends Johns Hopkins