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New PDF release: A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life

By Joel R. Beeke,Mark Jones

A 'Puritan Theology: Doctrine for all times' deals a groundbreaking therapy of the Puritans’ instructing on so much significant Reformed doctrines, rather these doctrines during which the Puritans made major contributions. because the past due Nineteen Fifties, approximately a hundred and fifty Puritan authors and seven-hundred Puritan titles were reprinted and catalogued by way of Joel Beeke and Randall Pederson of their 2006 choice of mini-biographies and e-book experiences, titled, Meet the Puritans. even if, no paintings formerly has amassed jointly the threads in their educating right into a unified tapestry of systematic theology.

'A Puritan Theology', through Joel Beeke and Mark Jones, makes an attempt to do this. The ebook addresses Puritan teachings on all six loci of theology, masking fifty parts of doctrine. The e-book explores Puritan teachings on biblical interpretation, God, predestination, windfall, angels, sin, the covenants, the gospel, Christ, education for conversion, regeneration, coming to Christ, justification, adoption, church executive, the Sabbath, preaching, baptism, heaven, hell, and lots of different subject matters. It ends with 8 chapters that discover Puritan “theology in practice.” a few chapters spotlight the paintings of a particular theologian akin to William Perkins, William Ames, John Owen, Stephen Charnock, or Thomas Goodwin on a selected subject. different chapters survey quite a few authors on a specific topic. The objective of A Puritan Theology is to extend wisdom within the brain and godliness within the soul. It used to be written for theologians, historians, pastors, and informed laymen who search to benefit extra approximately Puritan theology.

Joel R. Beeke is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan. he's a number one specialist on Puritanism, a favored convention speaker, and the writer of various books.

Mark Jones is the minister of religion Presbyterian Church, a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in the United States (PCA), in Vancouver, British Columbia. he's additionally study affiliate within the college of Theology at collage of the unfastened nation, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

"For greater than part a century fundamental learn on Puritan theologians and their educating has been in complete swing. the following now's a huge compendium of the findings, digested into sixty full of life chapters. The authors’ expository ability will hold readers on their ft, and the Puritans’ personal problem for godly residing, which runs via every thing, will ship readers to their knees. it is a landmark e-book in each way.” - J. I. Packer, Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology, Regent College

"A Systematic Theology, masking the most loci of doctrine, from a Puritan viewpoint, with insightful remark and research from revered Puritan students of our time—what extra should be stated when it comes to commendation? an important textual content for seminarians and all severe scholars of theology" - Derek W. H. Thomas, Professor of Systematic and old Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary

"No expression of the Christian religion has excelled that of the nice Puritans and people who of their steps. this glorious quantity by means of Dr. Beeke and Dr. Jones offers to the reader a wealthy banquet either in educational theology and sensible divinity. It merits to be learn, studied, and re-read by means of all who're hungry to understand God higher and to grasp easy methods to glorify Him more." - Maurice Roberts, Emeritus Minister in Inverness, loose Church of Scotland (Continuing)

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