A Historical-Theological Study of the Reformed Doctrine of Justification in the Writings of John Calvin, Jonathan Edwards, and N. T. Wright
Imprint: Wipf and Stock
"It is an alarming honor to be discussed alongside Calvin and Edwards. I cannot comment on Huggins's discussion of those two, but I am grateful for his clear and careful exposition of my own thought on justification and its relevance to ongoing debates within different sections of the church, and in particular for his recognition that what mattered to the Reformers, and should matter to us, is fidelity to scripture."
--N. T. Wright, professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, St. Andrews University
"What Living Justification proves, in the best of the Reformed tradition, is that even the heart of its soteriology, namely the doctrine of justification by faith, is alive and well, and growing, and learning, and shifting. I heartily recommend this fair-minded and accurate comparison of what justification means to Calvin, Edwards, and N. T. Wright."
--Scot McKnight, professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary
"Can the doctrine of justification once again unify rather than divide Christians? Is it a doctrine formed and reformed in specific contexts, and thus open to fresh insight and even correction? Is N. T. Wright a legitimate heir of the Reformation understanding of justification? Jonathan Huggins answers all of these questions in the affirmative, offering us a compelling, hopeful assessment of the past, the present, and the future of justification."
--Michael J. Gorman, Raymond E. Brown professor of biblical studies and theology, St. Mary's Seminary and University
"Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in two thinkers and one doctrine: Jonathan Edwards, N. T. Wright, and justification. Jonathan Huggins's timely analysis seeks to connect these three to the Reformed tradition and its chief progenitor, John Calvin. All students and scholars interested in justification in the Reformed tradition will profit from this work."
--Gerald R. McDermott, Jordan-Trexler Professor of Religion, Roanoke College