The Marrow of Modern Divinity
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The Marrow of Modern Divinity

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri...more
Paperback, 380 pages
Published August 4th 2010 by Nabu Press (first published 1645)
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Brenden Link
Let’s face it, covenant theology isn’t exactly the easiest thing to figure out. There are always those nagging questions. For example: "Was Israel really in some sort of ‘covenant of works’? What is the exact difference between the ‘law’ and the ‘gospel’? Where do works come into the equation of our salvation?

These and many other issues are intuitively addressed and ingenuously explained in this masterful volume of 17th century English theology. This is both a work of art and a work of theology....more
A devotional elenctic theology from the time of Cromwell, this forgotten book really should not have been forgotten. Cast in the form of a Q&A session between a new Christian (Neophytus), a legalist (Nomista), an antinomian (Antinomista) and a preacher (Evangelista), the work extensively covers the nature of and relationship between the Law and the Gospel. In short, the Christian is utterly and completely free from the condemning power of the law.
Though the content is great, the edition leav...more
Jan 13, 2009 Philip rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone interested in what the Bible teaches on justification and sanctification
Recommended to Philip by: Seminary professors
Here is an excellent, careful, and Biblical exposition of justification and sanctification, as well as the Biblical and Reformed doctrine of the free offer of the Gospel. The copious notes by the Rev. Thomas Boston at least double the value of Fisher's work.

This was a very controversial book in the early 1700s and, in certain circles, remains so today. It tackled and demolished legalism, antinomianism, Arminianism, and true "Hyper-Calvinism" (as opposed to real "five point" Calvinism). It got ev...more
This is one of the most important book that I have read in my life. Fisher, a Scottish barber, if that is correct, has written this as a collection of the best Reformed Theology in his time so that the Church can avoid the pitfalls of antinomianism and legalism.
Andy Smith
Simply put: the best volume on Christian theology and living at this length I have ever read. The only other that comes close is Calvin's Institutes, which is substantially longer. A MUST READ FOR ALL CLERGY AND ASTUTE LAYMEN! An absolute treasure.
Benjamin Glaser
Classic, excellent, awesome.
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