The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-1625

@inproceedings{Willis2017TheRO,
  title={The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-1625},
  author={Jonathan L. Willis},
  year={2017}
}
‘No Christian man whatsoever is free from the obedience of the commandments which are called moral’. This is the clear instruction given in the seventh of the 39 Articles, but it seems to completely contradict the message of the 11th: ‘We are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and not for our own works or deservings’. The Protestant God did not keep a heavenly ledger of merits and demerits: humanity could not hope to appease, satiate, or… Expand
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