Robert L. Dabney served under Stonewall Jackson in the Civil War, and wrote what is still considered a classic biography of Jackson. But Dabney was also a leading Presbyterian theologian of his era, and most–if not all–of his theological and philosophical writings are still in print. Enter this small, classic defense of the atonement, Christ Our Penal Substitute, which is only about 100 pages. I have added some footnotes to explain a few technical matters, but over all this is an easy read. For a few dollars you may order it here:
By all means, get it!
The Very Rev. Dr. Curtis I. Crenshaw, Th.D.