The Westminster Assembly: Reading Its Theology in Historical Context

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Drawing on new primary source material, The Westminster Assembly considers the Assembly's theology in terms of the unfolding development of doctrine in the Reformed church as a whole and its specific context in English history.

P&R Publishing and Westminster Seminary's Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards seek, through this series, to promote a better understanding of the Reformed faith and its application.

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Overview

Drawing on new primary source material, The Westminster Assembly considers the Assembly's theology in terms of the unfolding development of doctrine in the Reformed church as a whole and its specific context in English history.

P&R Publishing and Westminster Seminary's Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards seek, through this series, to promote a better understanding of the Reformed faith and its application.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875526126
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2009
  • Pages: 399
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction ix

Acknowledgments xi

Abbreviations xv

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Historical Context

1 From Henry VIII to the First Civil War 11

2 The Westminster Assembly and the Breakdown of Order 27

Part 2 The Theological Context

3 The English Context 47

4 Sources of the Assembly's Theology 62

5 The Reformed and Catholic Contexts 84

Part 3 The Theology of the Assembly

6 Perspectives on Westminster 101

7 Holy Scripture 120

8 God the Trinity 159

9 God's Sovereign Freedom 174

10 Humanity and Sin 198

11 Christ and Covenant 224

12 The Order of Salvation 242

13 Law and Liberty 293

14 Church and Sacraments 319

15 Death, Resurrection, and Judgment 360

Bibliography 369

Index of the Westminster Standards 381

Index of Subjects and Names 385

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