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Does nature need addition? Bavinck against the donum superadditum

One of the central points of disagreement among the various Christian traditions is the question of the relationship of grace and nature. Should we say that grace opposes nature? Affirms nature? Perfects nature? Flanks nature? The answer that Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck famously gives is that grace restores nature: it gives back to us what […]

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Roman Catholic Ecumenism: Let the Evangelicals Speak

Leonardo De Chirico has posted this piece on The Gospel Coalition, reflecting on the recent joint statement of Italian evangelicals living in the shadow of the Vatican. These evangelicals reaffirmed their commitment to the teachings of Scripture over against any extra-biblical dogmas. They hold to the agency and mediation of Christ alone for salvation, they reject the […]

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