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Christian Dogmatics: Reformed Theology for the Church Catholic

Christian Dogmatics: Reformed Theology for the Church Catholic

by Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain

This one-volume introduction to systematic theology draws deeply on the catholic and Reformed heritage to present the major doctrines of the Christian faith, displaying the power of theological retrieval for the church's renewal. Leading Reformed theologians, such as Kevin Vanhoozer, John Webster, Michael Horton, and Oliver Crisp, offer the "state of… Read more…

Reformation Readings of Paul: Explorations in History and Exegesis

Reformation Readings of Paul: Explorations in History and Exegesis

by Michael Allen and Jonathan A. Linebaugh

Did the Protestant Reformers understand Paul correctly? Has the church today been unduly influenced by Reformation-era misreadings of the Pauline epistles? These questions—especially as they pertain to Martin Luther's interpretation of the Pauline doctrine of justification—have been at the forefront of much discussion within biblical studies and theo… Read more…

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit

by Michael Allen, Scott R. Swain and Christopher R. J. Holmes

Who is the Holy Spirit and how does the Spirit come to be in relation to the Father and the Son? What is the mission of the Spirit and where does it come from? Chris Holmes takes up the questions surrounding the Spirit’s procession and mission with the help of three of the church’s greatest teachers—Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Karl Barth… Read more…

Triune God

Triune God

by Fred Sanders, Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain

The Triune God aims to secure our knowledge of the triune God by rightly ordering the theological language with which we praise him. It reaches its conclusions about how the doctrine should be handled on the basis of the way the Trinity was revealed. As such, it is a study that offers dogmatic principles for Trinitarian exegesis. Half of the volume establish… Read more…

Sanctification

Sanctification

by Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain

The holy has been defined existentially and sociologically, and churches too often allow their expectations regarding holiness to be prompted by existential aspirations or the social mores of the Christian community. Perhaps it is not surprising that many view holiness as accidental or expendable, even as a legalistic and conformist posture opposed to the fr… Read more…

Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary

Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary

by Michael Horton, Peter A. Lillback, Robert Letham, J. V. Fesko, Gerald Bray, Robert Kolb, Graham A. Cole, Matthew Barrett, Michael Allen, Michael Reeves, Donald Macleod, Aaron Denlinger, Eunjin Kim, Douglas Kelly, Korey Maas, Keith A. Mathison, Mich Reeves and Riddlebarge

Five hundred years ago, the Reformers were defending doctrines such as justification by faith alone, the authority of Scripture, and God's grace in salvation—some to the point of death. Many of these same essential doctrines are still being challenged today, and there has never been a more crucial time to hold fast to the enduring truth of Scripture. … Read more…

Justification, Volume 1

Justification, Volume 1

by Michael Horton, Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain

The doctrine of justification stands at the center of our systematic reflection on the meaning of salvation as well as our piety, mission, and life together. In his two-volume work on the doctrine of justification, Michael Horton seeks not simply to repeat noble doctrinal formulas and traditional proof texts, but to encounter the remarkable biblical justific… Read more…

Justification, Volume 2

Justification, Volume 2

by Michael Horton, Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain

The doctrine of justification stands at the center of our systematic reflection on the meaning of salvation as well as our piety, mission, and life together. In his two-volume work on the doctrine of justification, Michael Horton seeks not simply to repeat noble doctrinal formulas and traditional proof texts, but to encounter the remarkable biblical justific… Read more…

Sanctification: Audio Lectures
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Sanctification: Audio Lectures

by Michael Allen

Narrated by Michael Allen

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook’s direct narration of a book’s text, Sanctification: Audio Lectures include high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant material from ot… Read more…

Justification and the Gospel: Understanding the Contexts and Controversies

Justification and the Gospel: Understanding the Contexts and Controversies

by Michael Allen and R Michael Allen

Seeking to move beyond current heated debates on justification, this accessible introduction offers a fresh, alternative approach to a central theological topic. Michael Allen locates justification within the wider context of the gospel, allowing for more thoughtful engagement with the Bible, historical theology, and the life of the church. Allen considers s… Read more…

Grounded in Heaven: Recentering Christian Hope and Life on God

Grounded in Heaven: Recentering Christian Hope and Life on God

by Michael Allen

Eschatology and ethics are joined at the hip, says Michael Allen, and both need theocentric reorientation. In Grounded in Heaven Allen retrieves the traditional concept of the beatific vision and seeks to bring Christ back into the heart of our theology and our lives on earth.Responding to the earthly-mindedness of much recent theology, Allen place… Read more…

Reformed Catholicity: The Promise of Retrieval for Theology and Biblical Interpretation

Reformed Catholicity: The Promise of Retrieval for Theology and Biblical Interpretation

by J. Todd Billings, Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain

Can Christians and churches be both catholic and Reformed? In this volume, two accomplished young theologians argue that to be Reformed means to go deeper into true catholicity rather than away from it. Their manifesto for a catholic and Reformed approach to dogmatics seeks theological renewal through retrieval of the rich resources of the historic Christian… Read more…


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