If not familiar with law and gospel, one might identify the former with something like People's Court and the latter with a smiling evangelist saying, "God loves you." Fortunately, the nature of the relationship between law and gospel as found in Reformed theology is precisely the subject of John Colquhoun's (pronounced "ka-hoon") recently republished A Treatise on The Law and the Gospel, which--in the humble opinion of this reviewer--might be the most important book that both pastors and laypersons can put on their shelves.
Austin Britton (M.Div., Westminster Seminary California) is a licensed preacher in the Presbyterian Church of America.
Issue: "Canon Formation" May/June 2010 Vol. 19 No. 3 Page number(s): 39-40
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