The problem with evangelical theology : testing the exegetical foundations of Calvinism, dispensationalism, and Wesleyanism (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The problem with evangelical theology : testing the exegetical foundations of Calvinism, dispensationalism, and Wesleyanism

Author: Ben Witherington, III
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2005.
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There is no doubting the legacy of the Protestant Reformers and their successors. Luther, Calvin, and Wesley not only spawned specific denominational traditions, but their writings have been instrumental in forging a broadly embraced evangelical theology as well. In this volume Ben Witherington wrestles with some of the big ideas of these major traditional theological systems (sin, God's sovereignty, prophecy,  Read more...
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Named Person: John Wesley; John Wesley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Witherington, III
ISBN: 1932792422 9781932792423
OCLC Number: 1058049982
Description: 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Table Of Contents --
Overture: The Legacy of the Reformers --
Part One --
Augustine's Children: The Problems with Reformed Theology --
1 Oh Adam, Where Art Thou? --
2 Squinting at the Pauline 'I' Chart --
3 Laying Down the Lay with Luther --
4 Awaiting the Election Results --
Part Two --
On Dispensing with Dispensationalism --
5 Enraptured but not Uplifted: The Origins of Dispensationalism and Prophecy --
6 What Goes Up must Come Down: The Problem with Rapture Theology --
7 A Brief Guided Tour of the Book of Revelation --
8 Will the Real Israel of God Please Stand Up? --
Part Three: --
Mr. Wesley Heading West --
9 Jesus, Paul, and John: Keeping Company in the Kingdom --
10 New Birth or New Creatures? --
11 Amazing Pre-Venient Grace and Entire Sanctification --
12 From Holy Spirit to Holy Smokes-the People of Pentecost --
Part Four --
The Long Journey Home-Where Do We Go from Here? --
13 Re-imagining the Mystery --
14 And So? --
Coda: Rebirth of Orthodoxy or Return to Fundamentalism? --
Notes --
Works Cited --
Index.
Responsibility: by Ben Witherington III.
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Luther, Calvin, and Wesley not only spawned specific denominational traditions, but their writings have been instrumental in forging a broadly embraced evangelical theology as well. This volume deals  Read more...

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