By Mark Jones
One who holds that below the gospel dispensation of grace the ethical legislations is of little need or legal responsibility simply because religion on my own is critical to salvation. —Merriam-Webster’s dictionary
Hotly debated because the 16th century within the Reformed theological culture, and nonetheless a burning factor this present day, antinomianism has an extended and intricate story.
This booklet is the 1st to ascertain antinomianism from a historic, exegetical, and systematic point of view. greater than that, in it Mark Jones bargains a key—a powerful Reformed Christology with a robust emphasis at the Holy Spirit—and bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy makes use of it to free up 9 questions raised through the debates.
“The challenge of antinomianism is a hardy perennial for the church. A mischievous stream is afoot on the moment—its hovering rhetoric approximately grace is matched by way of an both informal presumption on grace. Mark Jones’s ebook is hence to be welcomed: it truly is biblically grounded, traditionally delicate, and specifically timely.” —Carl R. Trueman, Paul Woolley Professor of Church historical past, Westminster Theological Seminary
“We reside in a deeply encouraging day whilst the sovereignty of God’s grace is being rediscovered all over the place. yet as has occurred some time past, the mistake of antinomianism has made its visual appeal. This new paintings by means of Mark Jones is wealthy in scriptural argument, illustrations from church heritage, and energetic application.” —Michael A. G. Haykin, Professor of Church heritage and Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Mark Jones (Ph.D., Leiden Universiteit) is Minister at religion Vancouver (PCA) in Vancouver, British Columbia; study affiliate, school of Theology on the college of the loose nation in Bloemfontein, South Africa; and Lecturer in Systematic Theology at John Wycliffe Theological collage in cooperation with North-West college in Potchefstroom, South Africa.
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