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Justification by Works or by Faith Alone? James or Paul?

by Peter Orr

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Protestant readers have always been a bit more nervous about James, who famously insists ‘that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone’. But ‘faith alone’ is James’ term for ‘bogus’ faith – a concept of faith that Paul, too, would reject, seeing as he suggests that the faith that justifies leads to obedience and love.

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