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- adj. Of or relating to substitution; replacement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to substitution; substitutional.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to or making substitution; substitutional.
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He was crucified, not for our sins (a wacky doctrine called substitutionary atonement made up many years after his death, and then seized on by the Church for reasons of, you guessed it: power).
The emphasis, for many young Christians, is on what is called substitutionary atonement, i.e.,
There are certain aspects of this concept which I believe, such as the idea of substitutionary atonement.
For some, the death on the cross represents the act of substitutionary atonement - Jesus pays for each of our private sins through the shedding of his own blood on the cross.
There is no Anglican dithering about the meaning of the concepts of Resurrection, substitutionary atonement, the divinity and uniqueness of Christ, the sinfulness of man, the reality of salvation, heaven and hell.
The doctrine of substitutionary atonement by God's grace and through human faith
Jesus 'supernatural conception, sinless life, substitutionary death and resurrection is the new covenant (the law of the Spirit of life).
Perfect illustration of substitutionary atonement.
(McLaren, for instance, reportedly denies the existence of a literal hell, and downplays substitutionary atonement.)
I recognized a problem here when I gave the lecture, and so I was vague in my actual talk about whether it was money or substitutionary animals that were used.