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Christus Crucifixus; Christus Victor.

Terms popularized by G. E. H. Aulen,* who referred Christus Crucifixus to the eschatological drama of redemption including the work of Christ finished on the cross, namely the act of divine love through which God establishes reconciliation bet. Himself and the world. Christus Victor is used for the finished work that appears to faith as a victory over those demonic powers that have enslaved humanity and is the victorious breakthrough of the divine will and the establishment of “the new covenant.”


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