Focusing on biblical, theological, and historical issues, this engaging point-counterpoint discussion examines common views on the doctrine of God---and evaluates each in light of Scripture. Paul Helm presents the classical Calvinist position; Bruce Ware, the modified Calvinist perspective; Roger Olson, the classical Arminian view; and John Sanders, the open theist approach. 320 pages, softcover from B&H.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: B&H Books Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.64 (inches)
ISBN: 0805430601 ISBN-13: 9780805430608 Availability: In Stock Series:Perspectives
Perspectives on the Doctrine of God presents in counterpoint form four basic common beliefs on the doctrine of God that have developed over the course of church history with a goal of determining which view is most faithful to Scripture.
Contributors to this fifth book in the PERSPECTIVES series are Regent College J.I. Packer chair in Theology and Philosophy Paul Helm (Classical Calvinist perspective), editor Bruce Ware (Modified Calvinist perspective), Baylor University professor of Theology Roger Olson (Classical Arminian perspective), and Hendrix College assistant professor of Religion John Sanders (Open Theist perspective).
Bruce Ware is a senior associate dean of M.Div. studies, associate dean of theology and tradition, director of the advanced M.Div. program, and professor of Christian theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.