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By Mark Jones

an·ti·no·mi·an noun [an-ti-ˈnō-mē-ən]
One who holds that lower than the gospel dispensation of grace the ethical legislations is of little need or legal responsibility simply because religion on my own 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 present day, antinomianism has a protracted and complex story.

This booklet is the 1st to check antinomianism from a ancient, exegetical, and systematic point of view. greater than that, in it Mark Jones bargains a key—a powerful Reformed Christology with a powerful emphasis at the Holy Spirit—and bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy makes use of it to liberate 9 questions raised via the debates.

“The challenge of antinomianism is a hardy perennial for the church. A mischievous circulation is afoot on the moment—its hovering rhetoric approximately grace is matched by means of an both informal presumption on grace. Mark Jones’s e-book 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 live in a deeply encouraging day while the sovereignty of God’s grace is being rediscovered in every single 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 historical past, and lively 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; examine affiliate, college of Theology on the college of the unfastened country in Bloemfontein, South Africa; and Lecturer in Systematic Theology at John Wycliffe Theological university in cooperation with North-West college in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

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