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Systematic theology

Author: Norman L Geisler
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, ©2002-©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Dr. Norman Geisler explains and defends the essentials that make Christian belief possible -- the preconditions -- he lays a thorough foundation for Christian faith that will instruct theologians, pastors, and students for years to come. Building on that foundation, Geisler's bibliology, including the inspiration and authority of the Bible, has been called "the most extensive defense of the consistent evangelical  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman L Geisler
ISBN: 0764225510 9780764225512 0764225529 9780764225529 0764225537 9780764225536 0764225545 9780764225543
OCLC Number: 48957990
Notes: "Four volumes autographed by author." - FHU
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: [VOLUME I.] --
Part I. Introduction (prolegomena) --
Part II. Bible (bibliology) --
Section I. Biblical --
Section II. Historical --
Section III. Theological --
Appendices --
[VOLUME II.] --
Part I. God (theology proper) --
Part II. Creation --
Appendices --
[VOLUME III.] --
Part I. Humanity and sin (anthropology and hamartiology) --
Part II. Salvation (soteriology) --
Appendices --
[VOLUME IV.] --
Part I. The church (ecclesiology) --
Part II. Last things (eschatology) --
Appendices. I. Introduction, prolegomena : 1. Introduction --2. God, the metaphysical precondition --
3. Miracles, the supernatural precondition --
4. Revelation, the revelational precondition --
5. Logic, the rational precondition --
6. Truth, the epistemological precondition --
7. Meaning, the semantical precondition --
8. Exclusivism, the oppositional precondition --
9. Language, the linguistic precondition --
10. Interpretation, the hermeneutical precondition --
11. Historiography, the historical precondition --
12. Method, the methodological precondition --
II. Bible, Bibliology : 13. The origin and inspiration of the Bible --
14. The divine nature of the Bible --
15. The human nature of the Bible --
16. Jesus and the Bible --
17. Church father on the Bible --
18. The historical church on the Bible --
19. The history of destructive Biblical criticism --
20. Liberalism on the Bible --
21. Neo-orthodoxy on the Bible --
22. Neo-evangelicals on the Bible --
23. Evangelicals on the Bible --
24. Fundamentalism on the Bible --
25. The historicity of the old testament --
26. the historicity of the new testament --
27. The inerrancy of the Bible --
28. The canonicity of the Bible --
III. God, theology proper : 29. Introduction --
30. God's pure actuality and simplicity --
31. God's aseity and necessity --
32. God's immutability and eternality --
33. God's impassibility and infinity --
34. God's immateriality and immensity --
35. God's omnipotence and omnipresence --
36. God's omniscience --
37. God's wisdom and light --
38. God's majesty, beauty and ineffability --
39. God's life and immortality --
40. God's unity and trinity --
41. God's holiness and righteousness --
42. God's jealousy and perfection --
43. God's truthfulness and goodness, love --
44. God's mercy and wrath --
45. A response to God's attributes --
IV. Creation : 46. Alternative views on creation --
47. The origin of material creation --
48. The creation of spiritual creatures, angels --
49. The sustenance of all creation --
50. God's transcendence over and immanence in creation --
51. God's sovereignty over creation --
52. God's providence in creation --
V. Humanity and sin, anthropology and hamartiology : 53. The origin of human beings --
54. The nature of human beings --
55. The origin of sin --
56. The nature of sin --
57. The effects of sin --
58. The defeat of sin --
VI. Salvation, soteriology : 59. The origin of salvation --
60. The theories of salvation --
61. The nature of salvation --
62. The evidence of salvation --
63. The assurance of salvation --
64. The extent of salvation, limited or unlimited atonement --
65. The extent of salvation, universalism --
66. The exclusivity of salvation, pluralism --
67. The results of salvation, infants and heathen --
68. The condition for salvation --
69. The contents of salvation --
VII. The church, ecclesiology : 70. The origin of the church --
71. The nature of the universal church --
72. The nature of the visible churches --
73. The government of the visible church --
74. The ordinances of the visible church --
75. The ministry of the visible church, spiritual gifts --
76. The relationship of the church to the state --
VIII. Last things : 77. The intermediate state and the resurrection --
78. The final state of the saved, heaven --
79. The final state of the lost, hell --
80. The alleged temporary state of the saved, purgatory --
81. Annihilationism --
82. The interpretation of prophecy --
83. The kingdom of god --
84. The covenants of god --
85. The second coming and the millennium --
86. The tribulation and the
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An esteemed modern theologian offers this thorough study of sin and salvation, including an in-depth analysis of applicable theories and doctrines.  Read more...

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