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Justification in the second century

Justification in the second century

Author: Brian J Arnold
Publisher: [Waco, Texas] : Baylor University Press, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Baylor University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
T.F. Torrance's influential The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers (1948) relegated the collection of Christianity's earliest noncanonical witnesses to a fall from grace. According to Torrance, the Apostolic Fathers abandoned Paul's "justification by faith" and instead advocated for various forms of "works righteousness." Given the new perspectives on both Paul and first-century Judaism, Brian Arnold  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Arnold
ISBN: 148130898X 9781481308984
OCLC Number: 1035364430
Notes: "This work is a reprint edition of the original work from De Gruyter"--Title page verso
Description: xiv, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. "But through faith" : Clement of Rome --
3. "Faith and love" : Ignatius of Antioch --
4. "O sweet exchange!" : Epistle to Diognetus --
5. "My chains were cut off" : Odes of Solomon --
6. "Dikaiopraxias ergon" : Dialogue with Trypho --
7. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Brian J. Arnold.


How did the doctrine of justification fare one hundred years after Paul's death (c. This book argues that Paul's view of justification by faith is present in the second century, a thesis that  Read more...


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