Social Justice: Social Gospel?

VOL 20; ISSUE 5

09/01/2011

Articles

Justification and Justice: The Great Commission and the Great Commandment

Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

I had an extraordinary experience in my junior year of college when I was a student at the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Already enthralled by the world-affirming aspects of Reformation theology, I was amazed at the cultural impact of the Reformation. While the rise of “universal human rights” theory cannot be attributed exclusively to the Reformers and their heirs, it was decisively shaped by them. I discovered Reformed thinkers such as Theodore Beza (1519-1605) in Geneva, Philippe Duplessis-Mornay (1549-1623) in France, and Samuel Rutherford (1600-61) in Scotland, who were among the first to lay out ...

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