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Theology of Redemption and the Christian Liberty
Religion and Theology
Pages 16 (4016 words)
Theory of Redemption and Christian Liberty Introduction In the course of the storey of humanity, persons, regardless of time and place, have been plagued by three important concerns. The first concern is ‘where did I come from?’ while the second question is ‘what is happening now?
In this regard, all types of religion try to assuage the trepidation and angst of the future by unveiling the future, “practically all religions have developed a way of looking into the future” (Ratzinger 2). This knowledge they impart in order to help humanity take the path that will help them avoid grief and uncertainty. In this context, Christianity bears witness to the truism that “God has spoken in the past to our ancestors through the prophets, in many different ways, although never completely; but in our times he has spoken definitively to us through his Son” (Christian Community Bible Heb 1. 1-2). Through the Son, Christianity affirms the key truth of faith “Yes, God so love the world that he gave his only Son that whoever believes in him may not be lost but may have eternal life” (Christian Community Bible Jn 3:16). In light of this, the research will be dealing with one of the most important aspect of Christian faith – Redemption in connection with Christian liberty. Background of the Study The contemporary period is marked by radical changes that continuously transform not only society, but also the way humanity perceived life, meaning, relationship and human nature (Ortega-Villasenor, 2004). ...
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