Category Archives: Justification

What then is the Gospel?

Dr. Al Mohler’s recent renewed call for evangelicals to resist and reject the legitimacy of the papacy and therefore its authority (here)–has caused one blogger to address the exact nature of the Gospel. According to David Armstrong, the blogger in … Continue reading

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Updated NIV got James 2:20-24 “right”?

Whether it’s a new Bible translation or a revision, there are certain texts that I like to check out from the get go.  James 2:20-24 is one of them: 20 You foolish person, do you want evidence that faith without … Continue reading

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Book Review: Justification in Perspective

Paperback: 278 pages Publisher: Baker Academic (October 1, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0801031311 Amazon.com WTS Books Baker Academic Many thanks to Baker Academic for this review copy of Justification in Perspective: Historical Developments and Contemporary Challenges. The essays in Justification … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Christology, Church History, E.P. Sanders, James D.G. Dunn, John Calvin, Justification, Karl Barth, Martin Luther, New Perspective on Paul, NT Wright, Pauline, Reformation, Reformed, St. Augustine, Thomas F. Torrance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Wednesdays with Wright: On “The First Ecumenical Doctrine”

At the tenth Edinburgh Dogmatics Conference back in August 2003, N.T. Wright, among others, delivered a series of lectures around the Doctrine of Justification (which is now in book form). Here’s a passage from N.T. Wright’s lecture on “New Perspectives … Continue reading

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