We continue our Lenten series on Fleming Rutledge’s outstanding book, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ (2015).
In this post we finish chapter 2 on ‘The Godlessness of the Cross’.
We are into some serious theology here – serious both in terms of depth and also subject matter.
What is so refreshing about Rutledge is this seriousness – Christianity is a serious faith about big issues the answers to which will shape our lives.
Questions arising out of this post for me are these:
How seriously is a theology of the cross taught, talked about and understood in…