The Grace of the Holy Spirit vs. ‘Exemptive’ Grace Justification

     It seems to me that the juridical (legal) translation of δικαιοσὐνη as “justification” (rather than “righteousness”) in our Bibles actually comes with an assumption (or even an agenda). Namely,  to justify an exemption from existential engagement with the Way of the Cross. That is, ironically, Grace is taken as an exit ramp from […]