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Union with Christ and Twofold Grace

Join us as we speak with Mark Garcia, author of Life in Christ: Union with Christ and Twofold Grace in Calvin’s Theology, regarding the theological implications of union with Christ and its prominence in Calvin’s writings.


  • Mark Garcia
  • Jim Cassidy
  • Jeff Waddington
  • Nick Batzig
  • Camden Bucey



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Garcia, Mark A. Life in Christ : Union with Christ and Twofold Grace in Calvin’s Theology. Studies in Christian history and thought. Milton Keynes; Colorado Spring, CO: Paternoster, 2008.

—. Life in Christ : The Function of Union with Christ in the Unio-Duplex Gratia Structure of Calvin’s Soteriology : With Special Reference to the Relationship of Justification and Sanctification in, 2004.

McGowan, A. T. B. The Divine Authenticity of Scripture : Retrieving an Evangelical Heritage. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2007.

—. The Divine Spiration of Scripture : Challenging Evangelicial Perspectives. Nottingham: Apollos, 2007.

Moore, Russell. The Kingdom of Christ : The New Evangelical Perspective. Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books, 2004.

Sedgwick, Obadiah. The bowels of tender mercy sealed in the everlasting covenant wherein is set forth the nature, conditions and excellencies of it, and how a sinner should do to enter into it, and the danger of. London: Printed by Edward Mottershed for Adoniram Byfield and are to be sold by Joseph Cranford …, 1661.

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