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Paul and James

Alan C. Clifford

in Atonement and Justification

Published in print April 1990 | ISBN: 9780198261957
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682254 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261957.003.0013
Paul and James

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This chapter considers the apparent conflict between the apostles Paul and James in their teachings on justification, an exegetical embarrassment which has never ceased to cast its shadow over the doctrine of gratuitous justification. It shows that, consistently with Calvin's overall position, Tillotson actually clarifies and rectifies the one questionable element in the Reformer's otherwise cogent theology of justification.

Keywords: Protestant Reformation; justification; John Owen; John Wesley; Richard Baxter; John Tillotson; apostles; Calvinism

Chapter.  7499 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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