Books | Church history shows the doctrine of justification by ‘faith alone’ existed long before Martin Luther
by Nathan Busenitz
Posted 7/14/18, 10:23 am
Protestants and Catholics for five centuries have debated the Reformation doctrine of justification by faith. In Long Before Luther: Tracing the Heart of the Gospel from Christ to the Reformation, Nathan Busenitz shows that theologians such as Origen, Augustine, Anselm, and Bernard of Clairvaux, who all preceded Martin Luther, understood that we are saved by God’s grace.