Studies in Historical & Systematic Theology

Studies in Historical & Systematic Theology

Studies in Historical and Systematic Theology is a peer-reviewed series of contemporary monographs exploring key figures, themes, and issues in historical and systematic theology from an evangelical perspective.

The Federal Theology of Jonathan Edwards

The Federal Theology of Jonathan Edwards

An Exegetical Perspective

by Gilsun Ryu

Gilsun Ryu’s The Federal Theology of Jonathan Edwards explores how exegesis drove Edwards's focus on the headship of Christ as second Adam—and likewise formed a foundation for his broader theological reasoning and writing, especially on Christ and the covenants. Edwards’s distinctive emphases on exegesis, redemptive history, and the harmony of Scripture distinguish him from his Reformed forebears.

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Carl F. H. Henry on the Holy Spirit

Carl F. H. Henry on the Holy Spirit

by Jesse M. Payne

In Carl F. H. Henry on The Holy Spirit, Jesse M. Payne argues that Henry cannot truly be understood apart from his mature pneumatology. The Spirit plays a vital role in three major areas of Henry’s theology: revelation, ecclesiology, and ethics. These seemingly disparate topics are tied together by his view of a Spirit-inspired Bible ordering a Spirit-enlivened body composed of Spirit-filled believers.

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Praise for Books in the Series

“A landmark study in the scholarship of federal theology in general and Edwards scholarship in particular. ... This is a valuable book for preachers and students of Scripture as well as scholars.”

John Bolt, emeritus professor of systematic theology, Calvin Theological Seminary

“Helping all of us to see our need for the Word of God and the Wind of God, Payne’s volume fills an important role in our interpretation and understanding of this evangelical giant.”

David S. Dockery, Distinguished Professor of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and president, International Alliance for Christian Education


Studies in Historical and Systematic Theology

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Covering a broad range of topics, from aesthetics to theological hermeneutics, and engaging directly with a number of significant theologians, including Martin Luther and Karl Barth.

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