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.

Virtuous Persuasion

Virtuous Persuasion

A Theology of Christian Mission

by Michael Niebauer

In Virtuous Persuasion, Michael Niebauer casts a holistic vision for Christian mission that is rooted in theological ethics and moral philosophy. Niebauer proposes a theology of mission grounded in virtue. Becoming a skilled missionary is more about following Christ than mastering techniques. Christian mission is best understood as specific activities that develop virtue in its practitioners and move them toward their ultimate goal of partaking in the glory of God.

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The Quest to Save the Old Testament

The Quest to Save the Old Testament

Mathematics, Hieroglyphics, and Providence in Enlightenment England

by David Ney

In The Quest to Save the Old Testament, David Ney traces the battle over Scripture during the Enlightenment period. For Hutchinson, critical scholarship’s enchantment with the naturalism of Newton undermined the study of the Old Testament. As cultural forces reshaped biblical interpretation, Hutchinson spawned a movement that sought, above all, to reclaim the Old Testament as Christian Scripture. Hutchinson’s followers sought to be shaped by Scripture, not culture. Rejecting the Newtonian degradation of history, they offered a compelling figural defense of the Old Testament’s doctrinal and moral significance.

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Reformed Dogmatics in Dialogue

Reformed Dogmatics in Dialogue

The Theology of Karl Barth and Jonathan Edwards

edited by Uche Anizor and Kyle C. Strobel

Edited by Uche Anizor and Kyle C. Strobel, Reformed Dogmatics in Dialogue engages Jonathan Edwards and Karl Barth for constructive dogmatics. Each chapter brings these theologians into conversation on classic theological categories, such as the doctrine of God, atonement, and ecclesiology, as well as topics of particular interest to both, such as aesthetics and philosophy. As with all great theologians, Edwards and Barth continue to illuminate.

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Praise for Books in the Series

Virtuous Persuasion is the most important work on moral theology and missions that currently exists. It should be in the hands of everyone, scholar, clergy or lay, involved in missions.”

D. Stephen Long, Cary M. Maguire University Professor of Ethics, Southern Methodist University

“Ney’s discussion of one of the key arenas of this modern moment of internal Christian debate, in eighteenth-century Britain, is fascinating, subtle, ground-breaking, and brilliant. This is historical and theological writing at its best.” ”

Ephraim Radner, professor of historical theology, Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto


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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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