While We Were Yet Enemies: Some Particularly Protestant Reflections on Grace

Philip Gordon Ziegler*

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Invited to join in the long-running ecumenical gift-exchange taking place in Christian dogmatics concerning the theme of divine grace, what distinctive house present might a contemporary Reformed theologian bring?2 The confessional cupboard is not bare of course: on the shelf just there above sin, guilt and self-loathing—that traditional Calvinist ‘triumvirate motivating forces governing human behaviour’3 —lie election,covenant, regeneration, perhaps even ‘union with Christ’, ready to hand.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-51
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Reformed Theology
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2020


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