Calvin on Osiander’s “Essential Righteousness”

In light of recent suggestions about “union with Christ” mediating the New Perspective controversies, I thought this selection was interesting from Calvin’s Institutes: 5. But as Osiander has introduced a kind of monstrosity termed essential righteousness, by which, although he designed not to abolish free righteousness, he involves it in darkness, and by that darkness …

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Timothy Gombis on NPP

Take some time to read the comments on this. From the paper it is clear he doesn’t believe in imputation and seems rather positive about the New Perspective on Paul. But interestingly he does believe we are appropriated with Christ righteousness by way of our union with Christ. I haven’t thought my way through all …

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