By: BEEKE, JOEL R. AND SMALLEY, PAUL M.
Grand Rapids, Michigan:, Reformation Heritage Books ,: 2013.
Seller ID: 127369
Condition: As NEW
xii, 295pp index
Few teachings of the Puritans have provoked such strong reactions and conflicting interpretations as their views on preparing for saving faith. Many twentieth-century scholars dismissed preparation as a prime example of regression from the Reformed doctrine of grace for a man-centered legalism. In Prepared by Grace, for Grace, Joel Beeke and Paul Smalley make careful analysis of the Puritan understanding of preparatory grace, demonstrate its fundamental continuity with the Reformed tradition, and identify matters where even the Puritans disagreed among themselves. Clear... View More...