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Jonathan Edwards and Justification

Jonathan Edwards and Justification

by Josh Moody, Douglas A. Sweeney, Samuel T. LoganJr., Kyle Strobel and Rhys Bezzant

<p>Josh Moody has assembled a team of internationally reputed Edwards scholars to ask and answer the question: <em>What is Jonathan Edwards’s doctrine of Justification?</em> The contributors also examine the extent to which Edwards’s view was Reformational while addressing some of the contemporary discussions on justification. This vol… Read more…

Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity

Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity

by David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Gerald Bray, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Bryan Chapell, Douglas A. Sweeney, Anthony L. Chute, Bryan D. Klaus and Timothy C. Tennent

<p>Denominations. The mention of the word is often enough to spark strong reactions, regardless of whether one is for or against them. This hopeful new volume, made up of contributions from prominent evangelical leaders, argues for the importance of denominations, highlighting their significant strengths while acknowledging potential weaknesses. Contri… Read more…

The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement

The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement

by Douglas A. Sweeney

The American Evangelical Story surveys the role American evangelicalism has had in the shaping of global evangelical history.Author Douglas Sweeney begins with a brief outline of the key features that define evangelicals and then explores the roots of the movement in English Pietism and the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. He goes on to consider th… Read more…

The Suffering and Victorious Christ: Toward a More Compassionate Christology

The Suffering and Victorious Christ: Toward a More Compassionate Christology

by Douglas A. Sweeney, Richard J. Mouw and Willie Jennings

American theologians tend to focus on the great hope Christians have through Christ's resurrection, emphasizing Christ's victory while minimizing or ignoring his suffering. Through their engagements with Japanese Christians and African American Christians on the topic of Christology, Richard Mouw and Douglas Sweeney have come to recognize and undersc… Read more…