Theology

Right Conception Of Sin: Its Relation to Right Thinking and Right Living

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Richard S. Taylor

Right living and right thinking will come only to the Christian who understands what the New Testament means by sin. Dr. Taylor discusses this theme under the following headings:

  • Sin and Theology
  • Sin and Calvinism
  • A Basic Fallacy
  • The Atonement and the Nature of Man
  • The Atonement and a Sinning Religion
  • What Is an Act of Sin?
  • The Effect of Sin After Regeneration
  • The Atonement and the New Covenant
  • The Atonement and Original Sin.

Words Of Faith: An Easy Reference to Theological Terms

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Rob L. Staples

In the beginning, according to the first chapter of Genesis, God created the universe simply by uttering words. Christians dare not take lightly the importance of words for understanding, clarifying, and communicating the Word.

Theology. Providence. Justification. These are some words that help create and define our Christian existence.

Wholeness in Christ: Toward a Biblical Theology of Holiness

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
William M. Greathouse

Holiness theology didn't begin with John Wesley. Holiness theology began with Christ. In Wholeness in Christ, holiness theologian and former general superintendent William M. Greathouse examines both the Old and New Testament roots of the holiness doctrine.

Theology of Love: The Dynamic of Wesleyanism, Second Edition

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop

In this seminal work on holiness Mildred Wynkoop brought to the forefront the understanding that holiness is relational. Here she explains that loving God and loving neighbor find articulate expression in the holy life--a life oriented in dynamic and loving relationship toward God that in turn reaches out and embraces others. A Theology of Love reinvigorated for new generations the meaning of John Wesley's concept of perfect love.

Story of God: A Narrative Theology

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Michael Lodahl

implementing and advancing the study of narrative theology. One of the first books to formulate and examine Wesleyan theology using the Bible's overarching story, it continues to serve as a popular text in colleges and universities and as a reliable resource for ministers and theologians.

Outward Sign and Inward Grace: The Place of Sacraments in Wesleyan Spirituality

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Rob L. Staples

An exploration of Wesleyan theology and the sacraments. The author addresses this issue of balance between structure and freedom in worship and symbolism's vital role. Infant baptism and the Eucharist's relation to evangelism is also discussed.

 

Holiness Teaching: New Testament Times to Wesley

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Paul Bassett

Heart purity, perfect love, entire sanctification--though John Wesley is acclaimed as the chief articulator of the doctrine in modern times, believers have both sought and known its truth in every generation of the Church. Included in this collection of Holiness classics are writings from the Shepherd of Hermas, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Bernard of Clairvaux, and others. The volume editor introduces each writers contributions with pertinent facts and commentary that place them in their proper historical and doctrinal context.

Foundations of Wesleyan-Arminian Theology

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop

Herein is a most discriminating study of the basic differences between historic Calvinism and Arminianism and the developments in both theological traditions that have created the mounting barriers to the understanding of each other's position. Dr. Wynkoop deals authoritatively with the critical issues, and incisively cuts through the prevalent fuzzy theological concepts, but all with delicacy and understanding. The monumental contribution of John Wesley in defining the doctrine of sanctification is a key emphasis in the book, along with the central issue of Christian assurance.

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