A “Bonus” Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance
By Benjamin J. Montoya
The Debate on Imputation
The theological topic of “imputation” has received mixed assessments as of late. Imputation refers to our sin being transferred, or imputed, to Christ and his righteousness being counted for, or imputed to, us. It is the language of a “great exchange.” Some scholars still affirm it as absolutely necessary for understanding for anyone professing to be a Christian. Others, however, think that the language is problematic and not found in the NT. What should we think of this topic? Is it biblical? It is good to use this kind of language theologically? The goal of this short article is to focus on elements of this debate on imputation to vindicate the concept.[To continue reading this summary, please see below....]
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