By Jonathan Master
From the very earliest days after its of entirety in 1646, the Westminster Confession’s place on insurance has been a subject matter of controversy. during this fascinating new paintings, Jonathan grasp considers the Westminster Confession’s statements on coverage as a place of consensus between a range of viewpoints.
Master lines how from this one place, the belief used to be increased and modified—even through the document’s personal authors!—just years after its reception, in very particular methods. each one of those expansions on what was once meant to be a consensus rfile varieties the root for later traditions relating to insurance in the Reformed and Evangelical traditions.
To date, few reviews have tested those expansions as a united complete, and Master’s paintings highlights the ways that the streams of concept flowing out of Westminster are as very important as these flowing into it, elevating as they do questions about confession and doctrinal freedom within the growing to be Reformed tradition.<
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