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Book Resources: Unit 3: Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

 

Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Film Focus Point: In an interview, Cardinal Francis George comments on the significance of the tenth anniversary of the joint declaration on the doctrine of justification made by Catholics and the Lutheran Federation.

Text Focus Point: Pages 116-117

Discussion Questions

  1. What do Lutherans and Catholics agree upon regarding salvation and justification?

  2. How do you understand Cardinal George’s nuanced response to the Catholic emphasis on good works?

  3. How does this understanding agree with James 2:14?

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