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Scottish Theology

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Published by Continuum .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian theology,
  • Theology (General),
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Miscellaneous Non-Book,
  • Scotland,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Theology,
  • History,
  • Religion / Theology,
  • Religion-Theology,
  • Theology, Doctrinal,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7854231M
ISBN 100567085325
ISBN 109780567085320

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This instructive book provides an exhaustive collection of biographies; it's not a primer on the theology the men trumpeted and espoused. Along the way you may pick up some tenants of the theology that drove the Presbyterian revolution in Scotland but the main value of this book is the biographies contained in the work/5. Torrance retells the story of Scottish theology within several groups of brackets that have framed Torrance's own conclusions. the easiest way to summarize Torrance's argument, though it is prone to misinterpretation, was that the early Scots after Knox and Calvin held to a vibrant gospel that wasn't hampered by Federalism and Limited Atonement/5. A brief account of the development of Scottish theology which suggests how the Churches can find the way behind their divisions to their faith and their Biblical and Reformation roots. Reviews “'This book is lovingly written by one of the great Scottish theologians of modern times. Scotland has made a unique contribution in the field of theology, and the influence of its theologians has been and continues to be felt across the world. Indeed it was an American audience for whom John Macleod prepared this narrative of Scottish Theology, which was originally delivered as lectures to students at Westminster Theological Seminary.

The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I covers the period from the appearance of Christianity around the time of Columba to the era of Reformed Orthodoxy in the seventeenth century. Volume II begins with the early Enlightenment and concludes in late Victorian Scotland. Volume III explores the 'long twentieth century'.Brand: Oxford University Press.   Scottish Theology traces the development of theological thought as it was worked out in the life of the church in Scotland after the Reformation. It is far from a neat and straightforward story. But Macleod, in no way neglecting the details or the personalities involved, recounts it in such a way as to draw attention to.   This ‘splendid work should be read by all exercised Christians’. Rev Murdoch Campbell (whose own books were largely devotional) wrote this assessment of Scottish Theology around the time it was first published. It might seem strange to emphasise that all exercised believers should read this type of book. At first glance, the [ ].   The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I covers the period from the appearance of Christianity around the time of Columba to the era of Reformed Orthodoxy in the seventeenth century. Volume II begins with the early Enlightenment and concludes in late Victorian : Hardcover.

Scottish Journal of Theology is an international journal of systematic, historical and biblical theology. Since its foundation in , it has become established as one of the world's leading theological journals. As well as publishing original research articles, many issues contain an article review consisting. The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I covers the period from the appearance of Christianity around the time of Columba to the era of Reformed Orthodoxy in the seventeenth century. Volume II begins with the early Enlightenment and concludes in late Victorian : Hardcover. The History of Scottish Theology is a three-volume collection of essays published by Oxford University Press in and edited by David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott. [1] [2] References [ edit ]. A fresh account of the development of Scottish theology--from the Reformation to the nineteenth century. T.F. Torrance discusses the theology of John Knox, the Reformers and their immediate successors, the Solemn League and Covenant, the politicisation of theology, the Pages: