This comprehensive systematic theology by a respected theologian covers the whole field of Reformed Christian doctrine from biblical, historical, and theological angles. It seeks to provide a clear and concise articulation of the Reformed faith rooted in the historic creeds...
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This comprehensive systematic theology by a respected theologian covers the whole field of Reformed Christian doctrine from biblical, historical, and theological angles. It seeks to provide a clear and concise articulation of the Reformed faith rooted in the historic creeds while addressing current issues such as feminism, charismatic gifts, sexual ethics, environmentalism, other religions, the nature of truth, and civil liberties. Intended to be used as a textbook, this single-volume systematic theology is well-suited for our world today, interacting not only with the biblical text but also with the history of Christian doctrine, current cultural challenges to the Bible's teaching, and the daily experiences of regular Christians.
"In this impressive systematic theology, Robert Letham sets before us the ripe fruit of a long career of devoted scholarship. He does so with clarity, confidence, and thoughtful judgment. The result is an elixir drawn from Scripture into which he has carefully stirred ingredients from Patristic orthodoxy, medieval theology, and Reformation and post-Reformation confessionalism. These are judiciously mixed by a theologian conscious that he is writing for the twenty-first century. Systematic Theology is Letham's personal bequest to the church of Jesus Christ. A magnum opus indeed - which students, ministers, and scholars will find to be a real stimulation to their theological taste buds!" - Sinclair B. Ferguson, Chancellor's Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary; Teaching Fellow, Ligonier Ministries
"Robert Letham has blessed us with a systematic theology that is sure to stimulate reflection, discussion, and deeper understanding of both the Holy Scriptures and the church's interpretations of them to formulate its theology over the last two millennia. One does not need to agree with every detail of Letham's magnum opus to realize that here is a treasure house of Christian wisdom on the whole counsel of God that will inform your mind and move your heart and affections to serve your Savior and Lord more single-mindedly and zealously than ever before." Joel R. Beeke, President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary; Pastor, Heritage Reformed Congregation, Grand Rapids, Michigan; author, Reformed Preaching
"Robert Letham writes systematic theology as it should be written. His work is marked by a careful dialogue between the Bible and the great creedal and confessional traditions of the church, always aided and abetted by a panoply of great theologians from the past and the present. This work is marked by clarity of thought and ecumenicity of spirit. Here we have the full fruits of a lifetime of thinking theologically." Carl R. Trueman, Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies, Grove City College
Robert Letham (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Lecturer in Systematic and Historical Theology at Wales Evangelical School of Theology. He has been in pastoral ministry for 25 years - and at Emmanuel Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware since 1989. He has taught at London Bible College and is Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia and visiting Professor of Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, Washington/Baltimore.
He is the author of The Work of Christ (IVP, 1993); The Lord's Supper (Presbyterian and Reformed, 2001); The Holy Trinity (Presbyterian and Reformed, 2004); Assurance in Theological Context: Reformed Dogmatics 1523-1619 (Rutherford Studies in Historical Theology); The Westminster Assembly: Reading its Theology in Context (Presbyterian and Reformed / Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards, 2009); Union with Christ (Presbyterian and Reformed) and The Person of Christ (The Bible Speaks Today Themes Series, IVP)
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