Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The Doctrine Of Justification In The Formula Of Concord

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter analyses Formula of Concord (FC)'s doctrine of justification. In order to examine the nature of justification in FC, the chapter analyzes its christological presuppositions about justification. A central problem in FC is the relation between Christ's person and His work. FC condemns the heresies of both Osiander and Stancarus, which regard only one nature of Christ as righteousness. The most extensive description of justification in BC is found in FC III, although FC also discusses the essence of faith in articles II (Free will) and IV (Good works). Compared to Luther and the texts of the formulators of FC, the relation between justification and Christ's presence is described in a perfunctory way. The idea of two unions was present in patristic writings, as in Cyril's theology (an example which Chemnitz made known). Luther also offers different forms of renewal in his Commentary on Galatians.

Keywords: Chemnitz's christology; Christ's righteousness; Commentary on Galatians; Cyril's theology; doctrine of justification; Formula of Concord (FC); Lutheranism; Osiander

10.1163/ej.9789004165267.i-260.35
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004165267.i-260.35
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Justification and Participation in Christ — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation