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Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Moody Publishers
Publication Date: 2015
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Dispensationalism Before Darby: Seventeenth Century and Eighteenth Century English ApocalypticismWilliam C. WatsonLampion Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback$18.49 Retail:
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Top-level scholarship on an enduring tradition
Dispensationalism has long been associated with a careful, trustworthy interpretation of Scripture. Reflective of its past and present status and strategic to its future, Dispensationalism and the History of Redemption is a fresh defense of a time-tested tradition.
Made up of ten essays from leading dispensationalist scholars, this volume covers the critical elements to know:
- An introduction to dispensationalismincluding its terms and biblical support
- The history and influence of dispensationalismfrom its roots in John Nelson Darby to its global reach through missions
- The hermeneutic of dispensationalismthe interpretive principles behind the system
- Dispensationalism and redemptive historythe story of salvation traced through the Old and New Testaments, including their unity and diversity in relation to Christ
- Dispensationalism and covenant theologya comparison and contrast between two main evangelical perspectives on Scriptures unity
With contributors from top-tier schools like Dallas Theological Seminary and Wheaton College, Dispensationalism and the History of Redemption is an expert treatment of an enduring yet developing tradition.
Glenn R. Kreider (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary where he teaches systematic and historical theology courses. His research interests include Jonathan Edwards, theological method, and eschatology. He is also the author of God with Us: Exploring God¿s Personal Interactions with His People throughout the Bible.
thechristianscribeArizonaAge: 25-34Gender: Female4 Stars Out Of 5A Scholarly Approach to DispensationalismMay 10, 2017thechristianscribeArizonaAge: 25-34Gender: FemaleQuality: 4Value: 0Meets Expectations: 4This book is an excellent resource for those who know nothing about dispensationalism or only have a vague idea. I knew nothing prior to reading this book. I feel a bit more confident about the subject and at least know the basics. This is a collection of essays from various professionals, so do not expect to read a 'fun' and entertaining book with definitions and examples on the topic, this is more of a scholarly nature. Arranged in a sensical manner; the first chapter gives a detailed explanation on dispensationalism and some examples of where it is found in Scripture. The following chapters go more in depth on the history, application, and future of dispensationalism. Readers will find this book a great resource and addition to their libraries. Though, I'm not a theology student nor do I necessarily agree 100% with this theology, the arguments stated for dispensationalism are thought-provoking and are sure to engage the reader. Had I not come across this well-written collection I probably would not have been motivated to do more personal research on this topic.
These are the titles of the chapters:
1. What is dispensationalism? A Proposal
2. Evangelicalism, Dispensationalism, and the Bible
3. The History of Dispensationalism in Seven Eras
4. The Hermeneutic of Dispensationalism
5. God's Plan for History Prior to Christ
6. God's Plan for History: The First Coming of Christ
7. God's Plan for History: From the Accession to the Second
8. God's Plan for History: The Consummation
9. Dispensationalism and Views of Redemption History
10. Dispensationalism and Worldwide Impact
I received a copy of this book from Moody Publishers in exchange for my honest review. All views expressed are entirely my own.