Lectures in Systematic Theology

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Originally published in 1949 and then revised in 1979, this comprehensive introduction to systematic theology has well served countless students and pastors for more than half a century. In this paperback edition it will continue to instruct serious students of the Bible and theology.Following two introductory chapters delineating the nature, necessity, possibility, and divisions of theology, Henry Clarence Thiessen systematically address a wide range of subjects in eight major sections -- Theism, Bibliology, ...
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Overview

Originally published in 1949 and then revised in 1979, this comprehensive introduction to systematic theology has well served countless students and pastors for more than half a century. In this paperback edition it will continue to instruct serious students of the Bible and theology.Following two introductory chapters delineating the nature, necessity, possibility, and divisions of theology, Henry Clarence Thiessen systematically address a wide range of subjects in eight major sections -- Theism, Bibliology, Theology, Anthropology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, Angelology, and Eschatology. Also included are two specialized indexes for further study -- an Index of Subjects and an Index of Scriptural References that includes over 4,000 entries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802827296
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 454
  • Sales rank: 629,954
  • Product dimensions: 8.98 (w) x 6.04 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Nature and Necessity of Theology
  2. The Possibility and Divisions of Theology
  3. PART I. THEISM

  4. The Definition and Existence of God
  5. The Non-Christian World Views
  6. PART II. BIBLIOLOGY

  7. The Scriptures: The Embodiment of a Divine Revelation
  8. The Genuineness, Credibility, and Canonicity of the Books of the Bible
  9. The Inspiration of the Scriptures
  10. PART III. THEOLOGY

  11. The Nature of God: Essence and Attributes
  12. The Nature of God: Unity and Trinity
  13. The Decrees of God
  14. The Works of God: Creation
  15. The Works of God: His Sovereign Rule
  16. PART IV. ANGELOLOGY

  17. The Origin, Nature, Fall, and Classification of the Angels
  18. The Work and Destiny of the Angels
  19. PART V. ANTHROPOLOGY

  20. The Origin and Original Character of Man
  21. The Unity and Permanent Constitution of Man
  22. Background and Problems
  23. The Fall of Man: Fact and Immediate Consequences
  24. The Fall of Man: Imputation and Racial Consequences
  25. The Fall of Man: The Nature and Final Consequences of Sin
  26. PART VI. SOTERIOLOGY

  27. The Purpose, Plan, and Method of God
  28. The Person of Christ: Historical Views and Preincarnate State
  29. The Person of Christ: The Humiliation of Christ
  30. The Person of Christ: The Two Natures and the Character of Christ
  31. The Work of Christ: His Death
  32. The Work of Christ: His Resurrection, Ascension, and Exaltation
  33. The Work of the Holy Spirit
  34. Election and Vocation
  35. Conversion
  36. Justification and Regeneration
  37. Union with Christ and Adoption
  38. Sanctification
  39. Perseverance
  40. The Means of Grace
  41. PART VII. ECCLESIOLOGY

  42. Definition and Founding of the Church
  43. The Foundation of the Church, the Manner of the Founding, and the Organization of Churches
  44. The Ordinances of the Church
  45. The Mission and Destiny of the Church
  46. PART VIII. ESCHATOLOGY

  47. Personal Eschatology and the Importance of the Second Coming of Christ
  48. The Second Coming of Christ: The Nature of His Coming and the Purpose of His Coming in the Air
  49. The Second Coming of Christ: The Purpose of His Coming to Earth and the Period between the Rapture and the Revelation
  50. The Time of His Coming: Premillennial
  51. The Time of His Coming: Pretribulational
  52. The Resurrections
  53. The Judgments
  54. The Millennium
  55. The Final State

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