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Cultural Anthropology refers broadly to those sciences that attend to the dynamics underlying individual and interpersonal human behavior, whereas the doctrine of the Atonement refers to the effect of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection on that same human behavior.
As a Regular Baptist, Ross inherited the understandings of the doctrine of the atonement that were common to his time.
Some parishioners even leave her church when Parker shapes her sermons to challenge the "ways that Christian theology has formulated the doctrine of the atonement, claiming that the death of Jesus on the cross saves us" (28).

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