Systematic Theology: Biblical and Historical.


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Robert Culver says this is not a book of general interest to casual readers but it is for those who read well. There is no previous knowledge of theology demanded, but a serious intention to learn is required. Students in seminary classes, Bible colleges and mission schools will find it of great value. This is a guide, which aims to meet minds where they are now and focus them on biblical and historical matters essential to the subjects covered in a uniquely attractive and readable way. Subjects included are The doctrine of God, the doctrine of man as created, the doctrine of man as fallen, Christ - His person and work, the doctrine of salvation, the doctrine of last things. Robert Culver has written other books including 'Daniel and the Latter days' (Revell, Moody) which has been in print for 45 years; Daniel in Wycliffe Commentary series has been in print since 1962. About Robert Duncan Culver Robert Duncan Culver is a Retired Professor of Theology who taught at Wheaton College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has preached twice on most Sundays since 1937. He enjoys being a 'hobby farmer' of 120 acres. >> See more from Robert Duncan Culver Reviews 'Dr Culver is a veteran teacher in the classic evangelical and Reformed stream of Christian understanding, and this wide-ranging, well-directed, sharp-sighted textbook is his magnum opus. Within the group of recent conservative systematic theologies this one stands high as a demonstration of the biblical rationality of the Reformed faith.' J. I. Packer, Professor, Regent College, Canada 'Culver's Systematic Theology is biblically grounded, edifying and thorough. As a theologian, he writes with the worshipful reverence of a Puritan, the stirring exhortation of a prophet, the logical precision of a philosopher, and the wise guidance of a pastor. His desire to ground all our theology in Scripture is obvious throughout.' K. Erik Thoennes, Professor, Biola University, California 'Here is a bold, comprehensive, and faithful systematic theology. This work is based clearly upon a biblical foundation and is marked by genuine scholarship, doctrinal clarity, and historical insight. This new Systematic Theology should be warmly received by evangelical pastors, laypersons, and students.' R. Albert Mohler Jr. President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kentucky Not every book that has seen the light of day should have been written, but this volume by the Rev Dr Robert Duncan Culver was one that just had to be. Without it, we would have been deprived of one of the strongest examples of the exegetical use of the Bible in forming a Systematic Theology for our day. Parts of this line of teaching has only been known through the oral presentations of a stream of great teachers: Dr. Culver represents the highest achievement in the area of Systematic Theology of that line this volume has such uniqueness about it that our generation, and those that follow us, would have been left with some major gaps in our understanding [without it]. Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., President, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Massachusetts Despite its comprehensive scope, this book is written with simplicity and clarity, two virtues often lacking in systematic theologies. Deeply rooted in the wealth of Bible-wisdom, and drawing on the witness of historical theology across the centuries, Dr. Culver has given us a classic statement of the evangelical faith. This is a book to come back to again and again. Timothy George, Dean of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, Alabama & executive editor of Christianity Today Dr Robert Culver has been an international treasure in the church for years and has helped many of us in our personal walk and ministry. As a theologian, he is biblical and balanced, and he keeps reminding us that theology is for living and not just for studying. He believes that a theologian should challenge and instruct and he fulfills these ministries admirably. Both the young preacher and the veteran will find enlightenment and nourishment in these pages. Warren W. Wiersbe Here is the rich harvest of a dedicated scholar's lifetime of study, teaching, and writing. There is no area of theology that Dr. Culver fails to discuss with a masterful grasp of all the relevant issues. What I especially appreciate is his command of significant literature. This exhaustive work provides a resource that pastors in particular will find of great help in dealing with doctrinal questions. Vernon Grounds, Chancellor, Denver Seminary, Colorado Systematic Theology by Robert Duncan Culver, a distinguished student of Scripture and an eleventh generation descendent of a Puritan who arrived on American shores in 1635, represents the labor of a lifetime. This theological resource proves to be thoroughly biblical, soundly orthodox, and eminently readable. Thus, it receives my warm commendation to those who love and cherish God's Word. Richard Mayhue, Executive Vice President, The Master's College and Seminary, California It was my pleasure to study in Dr. Culver's systematic theology courses at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Long have I cherished his notes from such classes as "sin and salvation" and "ecclesiology and eschatology." What I learned from him has served me exceptionally well as an evangelical professor. As I perused the present work, it was just as if I were back in the classroom. Dr. Culver's careful presentation and encyclopedic wisdom shine through these pages. I am grateful that the current generation of Bible studentsand those to comewill now be able to learn from one of the American masters of theology. Kendell H. Easley, Professor, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Tennessee

Title: Systematic Theology: Biblical and Historical.


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Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Fearn, Ross-shire:, Mentor,: 2006.

ISBN Number: 1845500490

ISBN Number 13: 9781845500498

Binding: Hardbound

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ

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