A. In the Mainline B. In the Borderline C. In the Sideline
II. Pious Moralists
A. Revising the Reformation 1. Theologically a) By a Two-Stage Doctrine of Justification b) By Substituting Union for Faith 2. Historically a) By Ignoring or Revising Luther's Relations to Calvin b) By Denying Our Lutheran Roots B. Fixing the Outcome 1. By Re-Casting Covenant Theology 2. By Confusing Sanctification with Justification
III. Nervous Presbyterians
A. Because of Luther's Character 1. Our Extensive Knowledge of Luther's Biography and Interior Life 2. Luther B. Because of Aspects of Luther's Theology 1. Baptism 2. The Supper 3. Christology C. Because of Sectarian Pride 1. The Appeal to Zwingli 2. In Reaction to Confessional Lutheranism
Dr. R. Scott Clark is Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Westminster Seminary California where he has served since 1997. Professor Clark is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Church and is an Associate Pastor of Oceanside United Reformed Church in...