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The Doctrine of Justification

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'The doctrine of justification by faith is like Atlas: it bears a world on its shoulders, the entire evangelical knowledge of saving grace ... This is still the best text book on the subject, from the standpoint of the classic covenant theology.' J. I. Packer "At the present stage of the justification debate, Buchanan would be a very wholesome remedy against unfair ...more
Paperback, 540 pages
Published April 26th 2006 by Solid Ground Christian Books
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Jared Wilson
Aug 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Masterful.
Travis Jamieson
Mar 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great book overall. Although, it did seem a bit redundant near the end.
Timothy Michiemo
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Buchanan’s book is a comprehensive work on the doctrine justification. Concerning the doctrine of justification Buchanan leaves no crevice uncovered or rock unturned. This book is fairly long (381 pages) and its older style of writing made it work to read. Yet anyone who wants a comprehensive understanding of the doctrine of justification would do well to read this book. Buchanan delivers a detailed outline of this doctrine over biblical and church history and then explains the actual
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Brenda
Mar 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Buchanan speaks truth. He addresses many of the distortions concerning justification that we find today and shows them to be false. If you want to learn the truth of justification, read this book. It is amazing how relevant it still is.
Daniel
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Why was this one of the last books I read on justification? Read this before Owen. More readable and, I dare say, more useful to me.
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(2) list of works from Wikipedia: James Buchanan (minister)
1791-1868