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The shape of the Puritan mind : the thought of Samuel Willard

Author: Ernest Benson Lowrie
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1974.
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Genre/Form: Willard, Samuel
Named Person: Samuel Willard; Samuel Willard; Samuel Willard
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Benson Lowrie
ISBN: 0300017146 9780300017144
OCLC Number: 1093781
Description: xi, 253 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Teacher of a church in Boston --
2. Willard's "Systematical Divinity" --
Theological education --
The basic structural lines of Willard's system --
The light of nature --
The plain Word of God --
The Spirit and Puritan experience --
Faith and Reason --
3. God the Master Workman --
The existence of God --
God, hidden and revealed --
The multiple perfections of the transcendent one --
Understanding and will in the divine life --
4. The Created and Governed World --
The created order of the world --
God's providencial governance of the world --
5. Man the Reasonable Creature --
Man's natural endowment: body and soul --
A cause by counsil: understanding and will --
Human actions: the affections and the body --
The pursuit of happiness --
6. The Natural Moral Law --
The proper end of human being --
The moral law as unchangeable rule --
Man's natural conscience --
The law of love --
7. The Rebel --
Anomy --
The natural man --
An uneasy conscience --
Man's present condition --
8. The Creation and Fall of Adam --
Who is Adam? --
The essential nature of a covenant --
The covenant of works --
The image of God --
The sacramental seals of the covenant of works --
Adam's fall we sinned all --
Permissive providence --
9. The Covenant of Grace --
The source of the covenant of grace --
The time of the covenant of grace --
The community of the covenant of grace --
The conditions of the covenant of grace --
The sacramental seals of the covenant of grace --
The presence of the Spirit and the judgment of charity --
10. The Life of Faith, Love, and Hope --
The paradox of grace --
Nature and grace --
Justification by faith --
Love and the beauty of holiness --
The hope of glory --
11. Jesus Christ: The God-Man Mediator --
The mission of Jesus Christ --
The Lord as servant --
The vicarious sacrifice --
The public person of the second Adam --
The eternal covenant of redemption --
Human happiness and Puritan salvation.
Responsibility: Ernest Benson Lowrie.

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