Law Religion Culture Review

Exploring the intersections of law, religion and culture. Copyright by Richard J. Radcliffe. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Justification as Legal Term.

In a recent interview, theologian N.T. Wright once again showed the interrelatedness of law and theology:

"I understand justification as basically a law-court term, where it means the judge’s creative declaration that a person is ‘in the right’ in terms of the lawcourt."