The Problem with Evangelical Theology: Testing the Exegetical Foundations of Calvinism, Dispensationalism, Wesleyanism, and Pentecostalism, Revised and Expanded Edition

The Problem with Evangelical Theology: Testing the Exegetical Foundations of Calvinism, Dispensationalism, Wesleyanism, and Pentecostalism, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Ben Witherington III

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481304214
Publisher: Baylor University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2015
Edition description: revised and expanded edition
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ben Witherington III is Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary. His publications include Troubled Waters: Rethinking the Theology of Baptism (2007), Making a Meal of It: Rethinking the Theology of the Lord's Supper (2007), The Living Word of God: Rethinking the Theology of the Bible (2007), and What's in the Word: Rethinking the Socio-Rhetorical Character of the New Testament (2009).

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Overture: The Legacy of the Reformers

PART ONE
Augustine’s Children: The Problems with Reformed Theology
1. Oh Adam, Where Art Thou?
2. Squinting at the Pauline "I" Chart
3. Laying Down the Law with Luther
4. Awaiting the Election Results
5. Complementarianism is no Compliment

PART TWO
On Dispensing with Dispensationalism
6. Enraptured but not Uplifted: The Origins of Dispensationalism and Prophecy
7. What Goes Up, Must Come Down: The Problem with Rapture Theology
8. Will the Real Israel of God Please Stand Up?

PART THREE
Mr. Wesley Heading West
9. Jesus, Paul, and John: Keeping Company in the Kingdom
10. New Birth or New Creatures?
11. Amazing Prevenient Grace and Entire Sanctification

PART FOUR
The Cost of Pentecostalism
12. The People of Pentecost
13. The Second Blessing of Pentecostalism

PART FIVE
The Long Journey Home—Where Do We Go from Here?
14. Reimagining the Mystery
15. And So?

Coda: Rebirth of Orthodoxy or Return to Fundamentalism?

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