This is the third of three posts reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. In these reflections I’ve benefited tremendously from a book called Was the Reformation a Mistake?. In this book, Catholic scholar Matthew Levering and Protestant scholar Kevin Vanhoozer exchange ideas on a full array of issues. I have picked three that separate Catholics and Protestants, with the desire to – as much as is possible – dispassionately analyze what I think each side gets right and wrong. In the first post I looked at the matter of authority, and in the second post I examined the subject of baptism. In this third post I want to look at the topic of justification. Continue reading