Four Views: Perspectives on the Doctrine of God
This fascinating addition to the Perspectives series brings together four eminent professors of divinity to debate major variants of the doctrine of God - Paul Helm (classic Calvinist), Bruce Ware (modified Calvinist), Roger Olson (Arminian), and John Sanders (Open Theism)....
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This fascinating addition to the Perspectives series brings together four eminent professors of divinity to debate major variants of the doctrine of God - Paul Helm (classic Calvinist), Bruce Ware (modified Calvinist), Roger Olson (Arminian), and John Sanders (Open Theism).
Bruce Wareis 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.
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).
Roger E. Olson (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author of The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform, The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity and Diversity, and the editor of The Westminster Handbook to Evangelical Theology He is also co-author of 20th-Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age and Who Needs Theology? An Invitation to the Study of God (both with the late Stan Grenz.
His most recent publications are Questions to All Your Answers: The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith(Zondervan, 2007), The Pocket History of Evangelical Theology (InterVarsity Press, 2007), How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative (Zondervan, 2008), Finding God in the Shack: Seeking Truth in a Story of Evil and Redemption (InterVarsity Press, 2009) and Universal Salvation: the Most Appealing Heresy (InterVarsity Press)
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John Sanders (Th.D., University of South Africa) is Visiting Professor of Religion at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. He has edited and written several books, including No Other Name: An Investigation into the Destiny of the Unevangelized and Atonement and Violence: A Theological Coversation
Three of his previous book projects have received a Christianity Today Book Award: What About Those Who Have Never Heard?; The Openness of God and The God who Risks.
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Dr. Ware (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is Professor of Christian Theology at Southern Seminary, along with Thomas Schreiner, has co-edited The Grace of God and the Bondage of the Will and Still Sovereign. He also has authored Gods Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism, Gods Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith, and Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Relationships, Roles, and Relevance.
Paul Helm is a teaching fellow in theology and philosophy atPaul Helm is a teaching fellow in theology and philosophy at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. From 1993 to Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. From 1993 to 2000 he taught as professor of the history and philosophy o 2000 he taught as professor of the history and philosophy of religion at King's College, University of London. He has pf religion at King's College, University of London. He has published numerous books and articles, including Eternal God:ublished numerous books and articles, including Eternal God: