A hot pepper corn : Richard Baxter's doctrine of justification in its seventeenth-century context of controversy / Hans Boersma.

By: Boersma, Hans, 1961-Publication details: Zoetermeer : Uitgeverij Boekencentrum, c1993Description: xv, 387 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9023901797Subject(s): Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691 | Justification -- History of doctrines -- 17th century | Justification -- Early works to 1800
Contents:
Present state of research: Incidental studies (1852-1954). Major advance (1954-66). Recent "Revival" (1978-Present) -- Historical introduction: Theological development until 1649. Private animadversions. Public controversy, 1649-58. Public controversy, 1658-91 -- Justification before faith: Theological background: Background to Baxter's opposition. William Pemble, twofold justification. William Twisse, justification from eternity. Baxter's position versus High Calvinism: Baxter's starting points. Justification from eternity and the nature of God. Justification before faith: several views: John Owen. George Kendall. Lewis Du Moulin. William Eyre. John Crandon, Nolle punire and convenant justification. William Robertson -- Implications of the High Calvinist position: Chastisements and the elect. The necessity of the satisfaction of Christ. Confusion between Kingdom of Grace and Kingdom of Glory.
Faith and justificaiton: Common and special grace: Initial outline of Baxter's position. Fundamental difference of opinion. Partial agreement. Preparation. Assurance of faith -- The role of faith in justification: Faith in Christ as Lord and Savior. The instrumentality of faith in Baxter's opponents. The instrumentality of faith and Baxter's reaction -- Atonement and justification: Influence on Baxter's thinking: William Twisse. Amyraldianism. Hugo Grotius. William Bradshaw. John Ball -- The extent of the atonement: Bifurcation versus one-end teleology. The sufficiency/efficiency distinction -- The nature of the atonement: Relation between extent and nature of atonement. Active and passive obedience. Imputation of Christ's righteousness. Salutio eiusdem or solutio tantidem --
Works and justification: Atonement and the covenant: The position of Christ. The Covenant and justification. Twofold righteousness -- Justification by works?: Works minimized. Works in the definition of faith? Works and continued justification. Justification and perseverance. Baxter and Roman Catholicism -- Epilogue -- Appendices: The date of composition of Baxter's Universal redemption, 1694. The date of composition of Baxter's End of doctrinal controversies, 1691. Baxter on irresistible grace. The possibility of salvation without knowledge of the Gospel -- Curriculum vitae.
Dissertation note: Thesis (M.Th.)--Univ. of Utrecht, 1993.
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Thesis (M.Th.)--Univ. of Utrecht, 1993.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [356]-376) and index.

Present state of research: Incidental studies (1852-1954). Major advance (1954-66). Recent "Revival" (1978-Present) -- Historical introduction: Theological development until 1649. Private animadversions. Public controversy, 1649-58. Public controversy, 1658-91 -- Justification before faith: Theological background: Background to Baxter's opposition. William Pemble, twofold justification. William Twisse, justification from eternity. Baxter's position versus High Calvinism: Baxter's starting points. Justification from eternity and the nature of God. Justification before faith: several views: John Owen. George Kendall. Lewis Du Moulin. William Eyre. John Crandon, Nolle punire and convenant justification. William Robertson -- Implications of the High Calvinist position: Chastisements and the elect. The necessity of the satisfaction of Christ. Confusion between Kingdom of Grace and Kingdom of Glory.

Faith and justificaiton: Common and special grace: Initial outline of Baxter's position. Fundamental difference of opinion. Partial agreement. Preparation. Assurance of faith -- The role of faith in justification: Faith in Christ as Lord and Savior. The instrumentality of faith in Baxter's opponents. The instrumentality of faith and Baxter's reaction -- Atonement and justification: Influence on Baxter's thinking: William Twisse. Amyraldianism. Hugo Grotius. William Bradshaw. John Ball -- The extent of the atonement: Bifurcation versus one-end teleology. The sufficiency/efficiency distinction -- The nature of the atonement: Relation between extent and nature of atonement. Active and passive obedience. Imputation of Christ's righteousness. Salutio eiusdem or solutio tantidem --

Works and justification: Atonement and the covenant: The position of Christ. The Covenant and justification. Twofold righteousness -- Justification by works?: Works minimized. Works in the definition of faith? Works and continued justification. Justification and perseverance. Baxter and Roman Catholicism -- Epilogue -- Appendices: The date of composition of Baxter's Universal redemption, 1694. The date of composition of Baxter's End of doctrinal controversies, 1691. Baxter on irresistible grace. The possibility of salvation without knowledge of the Gospel -- Curriculum vitae.