The Crucifixion as Promulgation of a Law (WHTT: Is It Basket Weaving?)

[T]he crucifixion was not only an act in history; it was also the utterance of a judgment and the promulgation of a law. The law says that he who would save his life must lose it; the things of this life have value in that they provide the material for renouncement. Only through this renouncement, […]