By Mark Jones
One who holds that less than the gospel dispensation of grace the ethical legislations is of no 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 this day, antinomianism has a protracted and intricate story.
This ebook is the 1st to check antinomianism from a old, exegetical, and systematic viewpoint. greater than that, in it Mark Jones deals a key—a powerful Reformed Christology with a powerful emphasis at the Holy Spirit—and bankruptcy via bankruptcy makes use of it to release 9 questions raised via 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 booklet is therefore to be welcomed: it really is biblically grounded, traditionally delicate, and mainly 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 everywhere. yet as has occurred long ago, the mistake of antinomianism has made its visual appeal. This new paintings through Mark Jones is wealthy in scriptural argument, illustrations from church heritage, and full of life application.” —Michael A. G. Haykin, Professor of Church historical past 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 unfastened kingdom in Bloemfontein, South Africa; and Lecturer in Systematic Theology at John Wycliffe Theological university in cooperation with North-West collage in Potchefstroom, South Africa.
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Antinomianism: Reformed Theology's Unwelcome Guest? by Mark Jones