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All Around Theology

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  • Systematic Theology Second Edition

    $35.99

    The most widely-used text of the last 25 years in its discipline, Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem has been thoroughly revised and expanded (all 57 chapters) for the first time while retaining the features that have made it the standard in its field: clear explanations, an emphasis on each doctrine’s scriptural basis, and practical applications to daily life.

    With several hundred pages of new content, this new edition now includes the following distinctive features.

    *Updated, fuller analysis of several recent controversies within evangelicalism, including the eternal relationship between the Father and the Son in the Trinity, the question of God’s atemporal eternity, the role of women in the church, seeker-sensitive churches, miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit, and contemporary worship music.

    *New, thoughtful critiques of open theism, the new perspective on Paul, Molinism (or middle knowledge), Free Grace theology, and the preterist view of Christ’s second coming

    *Completely revised, stronger chapter on the clarity of Scripture

    *Completely revised, stronger chapter on creation and evolution (including a longer critique of theistic evolution)

    *New discussion of how biblical inerrancy applies to some specific problem verses in the Gospels

    *Additional material respectfully explaining evangelical Protestant differences with Roman Catholicism, Protestant liberalism, and Mormonism.

    *Completely updated bibliographies

    *All Scripture quotations updated from RSV to ESV

    *An explanation of why monogenes in John 3:16 and elsewhere should be translated as only begotten rather than merely only (this is a change from the first edition)

    *A contemporary worship song added at the end of each chapter (while retaining the traditional hymns as well)

    *Numerous other updates and corrections

    Part of the brilliance of Systematic Theology over the years has been its simplicity and ease of use. Each chapter follows the same structure. First, there is discussion of the doctrine being considered, such as justification or the Trinity or the deity of Christ. An explanation of where that doctrine is supported in the Bible and possible objections follow. Personal application and key terms to know for personal growth are then provided. Chapters also include a scripture memory passage, references to other literature on the topic, and suggested hymns and worship songs.

    If you are someone who thinks theology is hard to understand or

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  • Biblical Doctrine : A Systematic Summary Of Bible Truth

    $30.00

    Develop a solid biblical foundation for your faith! Hailed as one of today’s most gifted expositors, MacArthur presents a systematic overview of major Christian beliefs. Deepen your understanding of doctrines pertaining to God’s Word, each person of the Trinity, humanity and sin, salvation, angels, the church, and the future of the world. 1152 pages, hardcover from Crossway.

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  • Little Exercise For Young Theologians

    $9.00

    This classic little book for new and experienced theologians alike offers wise counsel on the difficulties – and vital importance – of maintaining one’s spiritual health in the course of academic theological study.

    Since the book’s first appearance in English translation in 1962, thousands of beginning theological students have had the opportunity to eavesdrop, as it were, on the opening lecture of a theological seminar by one of the twentieth century’s leading Christian thinkers, Helmut Thielicke. More experienced pastors and theologians have also returned to it again and again for the valuable insights that Thielicke brings to bear on their vocation.

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  • Covenant And Commandment

    $13.57

    Series Preface
    Author’s Preface
    Abbreviations
    Introduction

    1. The New Testament And The Reality And Necessity Of Works,
    obedience And Faithfulness
    2. Obedience, Works And Faithfulness: Moving From Old
    Testament To New Testament
    3. Old Covenant, New Covenant And The History Of Redemption
    4. The Cross And The Reality Of Works, Obedience And Faithfulness
    5. Union With Christ And Its Relationship To Works, Obedience
    and Faithfulness
    6. Justification, Judgment And The Future
    7. The Reality And Necessity Of Works, Obedience And
    faithfulness

    Epilogue
    Bibliography
    Index Of Authors
    Index Of Scripture References

    Additional Info
    From a close study of key Old and New Testament texts and interaction with historical and contemporary theologians, Bradley Green shows how different aspects of the Christian life are each God-elicited, real and necessary. Reaffirming the best Reformed voices, this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume provides a biblical theology of the nature, role and place of works, obedience and faithfulness in the new covenant.

    Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprising New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles. The NSBT series is edited by D. A. Carson, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead.

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  • Moody Handbook Of Theology

    $29.49

    The Moody Handbook of Theology leads the beginner into the appreciation and understanding of this essential field of study. It introduces the reader to the five dimensions that provide a comprehensive view of theology: biblical, systematic, historical, dogmatic and contemporary. The apostle Paul wrote that all Scripture is ‘profitable for teaching’ (2 Tim. 3:16), that Timothy should ‘pay close attention to…your teaching’ (1 Tim. 4:16), and that leaders should ‘be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict’ (Titus 1:9). When he wrote these statements, Paul was referring to theology.

    Beyond giving basic definitions and general descriptions, author Paul Enns summarized the substantial features of theology. In this way, he provides a concise doctrinal reference tool for the newcomer as well as the seasoned scholar seeking a refresher. There are fifty-five informative charts located at strategic points throughout the book.

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  • Everyones A Theologian

    $17.50

    Many people react negatively to the word theology, believing that it involves dry, fruitless arguments about minute points of doctrine. Yet as Dr. R.C. Sproul argues, everyone is a theologian. Any time we think about a teaching of the Bible and strive to understand it, we are engaging in theology. Therefore, it is important that we put the Bible’s varied teachings together in a systematic fashion, using proper, time-tested methods of interpretation so as to arrive at a theology that is founded on truth.

    That is precisely what Dr. Sproul does in Everyone’s a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology. This book is anything but a dry discussion of minute points of doctrine. Dr. Sproul, demonstrating his trademark ability to make complex subjects easy to understand, surveys the basic truths of the Christian faith, reminding us once more of what God is like and of what He has done for His people in this world and the next.

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  • Christian Theology (Reprinted)

    $27.50

    Leading evangelical scholar Millard Erickson offers a new edition of his bestselling textbook, now substantially updated and revised throughout. This edition takes into account feedback from professors and students and reflects current theological conversations, with added material on the atonement, justification, and divine foreknowledge. Erickson’s comprehensive introduction is biblical, contemporary, moderate, and fair to various positions, and it applies doctrine to Christian life and ministry.

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  • Puritan Theology : Doctrine For Life

    $36.00

    A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life offers a groundbreaking treatment of the Puritans’ teaching on most major Reformed doctrines, particularly those doctrines in which the Puritans made significant contributions. Since the late 1950s, nearly 150 Puritan authors and 700 Puritan titles have been reprinted and catalogued by Joel Beeke and Randall Pederson in their 2006 collection of mini-biographies and book reviews, titled, Meet the Puritans. However, no work until now has gathered together the threads of their teaching into a unified tapestry of systematic theology.

    A Puritan Theology, by Joel Beeke and Mark Jones, attempts to do that. The book addresses Puritan teachings on all six loci of theology, covering fifty areas of doctrine. The book explores Puritan teachings on biblical interpretation, God, predestination, providence, angels, sin, the covenants, the gospel, Christ, preparation for conversion, regeneration, coming to Christ, justification, adoption, church government, the Sabbath, preaching, baptism, heaven, hell, and many other topics. It ends with eight chapters that explore Puritan theology in practice. Some chapters highlight the work of a specific theologian such as William Perkins, William Ames, John Owen, Stephen Charnock, or Thomas Goodwin on a specific topic. Other chapters survey various authors on a particular subject. The goal of A Puritan Theology is to increase knowledge in the mind and godliness in the soul. It was written for theologians, historians, pastors, and educated laymen who seek to learn more about Puritan theology.

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  • Evangelism And The Sovereignty Of God

    $10.75

    Foreword
    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Divine Sovereignty
    2. Divine Sovereignty And Human Responsibility
    3. Evangelism
    4. Divine Sovereignty And Evangelism

    Additional Info
    If God is in control of everything, can Christians sit back and not bother to evangelize? Or does active evangelism imply that God is not really sovereign at all?

    J. I. Packer shows in this new edition to the popular IVP Classics how both of these attitudes are false. In a careful review of the biblical evidence, he shows how a right understanding of God’s sovereignty is not so much a barrier to evangelism as an incentive and powerful support for it.

    With over 100,000 copies in print, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God is truly a classic that should be read by every Christian.

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  • From The Finger Of God

    $22.60

    This book investigates criticisms of the ‘orthodox’ and catholic approach to biblical law and concludes that theologians were not mistaken in their belief that the threefold division was rooted in Scripture. Christian teachers who viewed the Bible as a coherent, progressive and self-interpreting whole, had good reason to see the division as having a secure biblical and theological footing. It appears in embryonic form in the Old Testament and the Gospels stand in continuity with the Old Testament presuppositions. The four evangelists present Jesus as law-upholding, while the epistles establish finally the categories and implications of this framework, supporting the idea that the Decalogue enshrines an ever-binding perfect rule of righteousness.

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  • Living In Gods Two Kingdoms

    $13.75

    Shows how God’s responses to the civil and spiritual kingdoms inform an active yet critical Christian engagement with culture. Modern movements such as neo-Calvinism, the New Perspective on Paul, and the emerging church have popularized a view of Christianity and culture that calls for the redemption of earthly society and institutions. Many Christians have reflexively embraced this view, enticed by the socially active and engaged faith it produces. Living in God’s Two Kingdoms illustrates how a two-kingdoms model of Christianity and culture affirms much of what is compelling in these transformationist movements while remaining faithful to the whole counsel of Scripture. By focusing on God’s response to each kingdom-his preservation of the civil society and his redemption of the spiritual kingdom-VanDrunen teaches readers how to live faithfully in each sphere. Highlighting vital biblical distinctions between honorable and holy tasks, VanDrunen’s analysis will challenge Christians to be actively and critically engaged in the culture around them while retaining their identities as sojourners and exiles in this world.

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  • Christianity And Liberalism New Edition

    $11.95

    Machen’s classic defense of orthodox Christianity established the importance of scriptural doctrine and contrasts the teachings of liberalism and orthodoxy on God and man, the Bible, Christ, salvation, and the church. Though originally published nearly seventy years ago, the book maintains its relevance today. It was named one of the top 100 books of the millennium by World magazine and one of the top 100 books of the century by Christianity Today.

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