By Mark Jones
One who holds that below the gospel dispensation of grace the ethical legislation is of little need or legal responsibility simply because religion by myself is important to salvation. —Merriam-Webster’s dictionary
Hotly debated because the 16th century within the Reformed theological culture, and nonetheless a burning factor at the present time, antinomianism has an extended and intricate story.
This booklet is the 1st to ascertain antinomianism from a ancient, exegetical, and systematic standpoint. greater than that, in it Mark Jones bargains a key—a strong Reformed Christology with a robust emphasis at the Holy Spirit—and bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy makes use of it to release 9 questions raised by way of the debates.
“The challenge of antinomianism is a hardy perennial for the church. A mischievous flow is afoot on the moment—its hovering rhetoric approximately grace is matched via an both informal presumption on grace. Mark Jones’s publication is therefore to be welcomed: it's biblically grounded, traditionally delicate, and principally timely.” —Carl R. Trueman, Paul Woolley Professor of Church historical past, Westminster Theological Seminary
“We reside in a deeply encouraging day while 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 way of Mark Jones is wealthy in scriptural argument, illustrations from church historical past, and full of life application.” —Michael A. G. Haykin, Professor of Church background and Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Mark Jones (Ph.D., Leiden Universiteit) is Minister at religion Vancouver (PCA) in Vancouver, British Columbia; learn affiliate, college 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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