Since the time of the Reformation the diverse branches of Protestantism have generally agreed on two general principles: ‘Scripture alone’ and ‘Faith alone’. I have spent some time the past few weeks writing of the contradictions contained in the doctrine of ‘Scripture alone’. Today, I turn my attention to ‘Faith alone’. Two passages from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans have served as the foundation of the Protestant understanding of ‘justification by faith’. First: I am not ashamed of the Gospel. It is the power of God for the salvation of everyone......