Der Tod Christi als Sühnopfer: Probleme und gegenwärtige Antworten der Forschung

Research output: Journal contributionsScientific review articlesResearch


Beginning with the observation that the salvific nature of Jesus' death is frequently rejected as a starting point in theology, this article (1) recalls some often forgotten analytical distinctions and (2) analyses the contemporary soteriological positions of Rene Girard, Sarah Coakley, Marit Trelstad, Jan-Olav Henriksen, and the author himself The concluding constructive section sketches a soteriological position based on a narrative ontology in which Jesus' death is embedded in broader stories of the Son and Trinitarian salvation history, which at the same time also form the canon of human becoming.
Translated title of the contributionThe death of Christ as sin offering - Problems and current answers of research
Original languageGerman
JournalKerygma und Dogma
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)135–159
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 09.06.2016