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Ordo Salutis
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I. Dogmatics – II. Ethics

I. Dogmatics

The focus of the problems addressed by the Protestant doctrine of ordo salutis is the relationship between the action of God’s grace (gratia dei applicatrix) and the human experience of salvation. Based on the Reformers’ doctrine of justification but also going beyond it, it describes the working of the Holy Spirit or God’s grace in the life of the justified believer in all its unity and diversity. The beginnings of the doctrine are already visible in the Augsburg Confession of 1530 (CA

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Marquardt, Manfred and Huxel, Kirsten, “Ordo Salutis”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024196>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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