The Marrow Controversy was a debate within the Church of Scotland in the early eighteenth century. The dispute was centred on the difficulty of properly relating works and grace, and law and gospel. This controversy influenced not merely systematic theology but also preaching and pastoral ministry. Chapter 1 is a historical introduction to the events surrounding the controversy.
Source: The Whole Christ: Legalism, Antinomianism & Gospel Assurance - Why the Marrow Controversy Still Matters (Crossway, 2016), 23-36.
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