Our Theology/Ethics class has been studying and discussing different theories of atonement. My group looked into the Nonviolent Atonement theory, which is based in narrative Christus Victor. Almost all atonement theories have something beneficial to add to the conversation. This poem is my attempt to bring out what’s compelling in Nonviolent Atonement.
by Jordan Uomoto
To pick up the sword is to pick up a consuming fire
That spreads from clenched fist to smoldering heart
Until all this is left is a shadow of smoke » Read the rest of this entry «