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Department/School of the Primary Author

Biblical and Theological Studies

Keywords

Atonement, biblical theology, sacrifice, priest, Day of Atonement, Leviticus, Hebrews

DOI

10.15385/jch.2018.2.2.1

Abstract

This paper presents a brief overview of the biblical theological theme of atonement. This paper attempts to demonstrate that atonement is a central theme by using biblical theological tools to show its connection to the canon. Specifically, this paper observes the work of Leviticus and Hebrews, looking at the Day of Atonement and its relationship to Christ's atonement presented in Hebrews. This is accomplished through looking at specific aspects related to the atonement such as sacrifice and priesthood that allow the intertextual connections to be seen and demonstrated. These connections aid one in seeing atonement as a key biblical theological theme.

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