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Soft Evangelicals and the Heretical Church

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780195139860
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835232 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195139860.003.0008
 Soft Evangelicals and the Heretical Church

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Reformation principles have made conservative evangelicals unable to view the Catholic Church as positively related to the Pauline gospel of free grace, as in some sense a Christian church. However, some evangelicals have managed it. This chapter examines the figures representative of the very Reformed tradition that has historically judged Rome to be an apostate church.

Keywords: evangelicals; Catholic Church; Reformation; apostate church; heretical church

Chapter.  12001 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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