Is penal substitution incoherent? An examination of Mark Murphy's criticisms
Talbot School of Theology
Some critics of the doctrine of penal substitution have alleged that the doctrine is incoherent because punishment entails an attitude of condemnation or censure towards the person punished, which is impossible in the case of Christ. It is shown that this objection is multiply flawed and that a number of viable ways of avoiding the alleged incoherence are available to the penal substitution theorist.
Doctrine of penal substitution;
DOI of Published Version
Craig, William Lane, "Is penal substitution incoherent? An examination of Mark Murphy's criticisms" (2017). Faculty Articles & Research. 504.