The esteemed Anthony Bradley describes a “new legalism” stemming from the vogue of so-called “radical” and “missional” Christianity. He decries the emphasis on spectacular works, emphasizing instead the role of good works in the realm of the “ordinary.” That is, the love of neighbor as carried out in [wait for it] VOCATION! (See! I told you, Anthony Sacramone!) Dr. Bradley goes so far as to link to a talk I gave on that subject at the Evangelical Theological Society convention, which I didn’t even know was online.
Anthony Bradley, The New Legalism: Missional, Radical, Narcissistic, and Shamed, at the Acton Institute blog:
A few days ago on Facebook and Twitter I made the following observation: