Does forgiveness require atonement? (Q 5:95, 5:89)

TLTR Summary: Q 5:95 and Q 5:89 say that sometimes atonement is required for forgiveness. One of the starkest differences between Christian and Muslim theology is on the doctrine of salvation, or ‘soteriology’. I’m not even sure if a Muslim would use this language (please do let me know in the comments Muslim readers); rather … Continue reading Does forgiveness require atonement? (Q 5:95, 5:89)