OBJECTIONS AGAINST THE DOCTRINE OF CHRIST'S ATONEMENT1.
169. M. YOUR whole doctrine of the Atonement, which you say was made by Christ, is quite
contrary to Reason and to the Qur'an. There is no need of an Atonement 2 or of a Plan of
Salvation. To speak of these things is to declare that God is not Almighty. He can do exactly what
He wills, and He can and does forgive penitent sinners without any Atonement whatever, for He is
free and is not answerable to any one for what He does.
C. By saying this you show that you do not realize the guilt of sin and how hateful it is in
the sight of God, who is the Holy