Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Beginning to study Reformed theology is like stepping into a family conversation that has been going on for five hundred years. How do you find your bearings and figure out how to take part in this conversation without embarrassing yourself?...
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Beginning to study Reformed theology is like stepping into a family conversation that has been going on for five hundred years. How do you find your bearings and figure out how to take part in this conversation without embarrassing yourself? The Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition takes on this rich, boisterous and varied tradition in its broad contours, filling you in on its common affirmations as well as its family tensions. Here you will find succinct and reliable entries on
Latin terms, such as ad fontes and sola fide
Theologians, from Calvin to Torrance
Confessions, such as the Belgic and Westminster
Doctrines, such as atonement and sanctification
Apologists, such as Francis Schaeffer and Cornelius Van Til
And much more.
The Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition is ready to assist you over the rough parts of readings, lectures, conversations and blogs. It will also be a companionable and concise introduction to one of the great Christian traditions.
Kelly M. Kapic (Ph.D., (Systematic and Historical Theology), King's College, University of London, London, UK) is Professor of Theological Studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.
He is the author of The Devoted Life: An Invitation to the Puritan Classics (IVP: Downers Grove, 2004, and IVP: UK, Nottingham) edited with Randall Gleason; Overcoming Sin and Temptation: Three Classic Works by John Owen (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2006) edited with Justin Taylor; Communion with God: The Divine and the Human in John Owen's Theology (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007); Communion with the Triune God: A Classic work by John Owen (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2007); God So Loved He Gave: Entering the Movement of Divine Generosity (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010) with Justin Borger.
Forthcoming publications include with M. Kapic and Bruce McCormack, ed., Mapping Modern Theology: A Thematic History of Recent Theological Reflection (Grand Rapids, Baker Academic, 2011); with Randal Rauser, Everyday Saints: Voices From the Past: 100-1500 AD (Grand Rapids, Zondervan); Everyday Saints: Voices From the Past: 1500-Today (Grand Rapids, Zondervan).
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Wesley Vander Lugt is currently working on his Ph.D in Theology from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He received his Masters of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary and is the co-founder and editor ofTranspositions, a blog exploring the relationship between theology and the arts.