By J. Todd Billings
J. Todd Billings addresses those questions through exploring Calvin's theology of "participation in Christ." He argues that Calvin's theology of "participation" offers a good position to the human, such that grace fulfills instead of destroys nature, asserting a differentiated union of God and humanity in production and redemption. Calvin's trinitarian theology extends to his view of prayer, sacraments, the legislations, and the ecclesial and civil orders. In mild of Calvin's doctrine of participation, Billings reframes the evaluations of Calvin within the reward dialogue and opens up new probabilities for modern theology, ecumenical theology, and Calvin scholarship as well.
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