Justification: A Guide for the Perplexed

Justification: A Guide for the Perplexed

by Alan J. Spence

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567077516
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 03/29/2012
Series: Guides for the Perplexed Series
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr Alan Spence has been a teacher in Harare, an evangelist in the South African townships, a human rights advocate in Zimbabwe and Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa. He is now a minister in the United Reformed Church serving two congregations in London, UK.

Table of Contents

1.
Justification as the doctrine of salvation of the Western Church.2.
The widespread belief in divine judgement as the context in which such a doctrine flourished historically.3.
The expectancy of final judgement in the New Testament community.4.
The doctrine of justification in Augustine and the Medieval Church5.
The doctrine of justification in Luther and the Lutherans.6.
The doctrine of justification in Calvin and the Reformed Church.7.
The doctrine of justification in the Council of Trent and the Catholic Counter-Reformation.8.
The doctrine of justification in Barth9.
The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification10. Tom Wright and the New Perspective.11. Re-reading the Pauline texts.

Conclusion.
A doctrine of justification today

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