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Published by Macniven & Wallace in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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  • Presbyterianism -- Scotland.

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Statementby John MacPherson; edited by C. G. M"Crie.
SeriesThe Chalmers lectures, 6th series
ContributionsM"Crie, Charles Greig, 1836-1910.
LC ClassificationsBX9070 M26
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Paginationix, 227 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7048653M

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The Scottish theology --its literature and its distinctive characteristics: Central position of the doctrine of the church in Scottish history and theology ; Present day interest in church problems ; Old Scottish theological writings comparatively little known ; Reasons for this in unattractiveness of the books ; In lavish use of scriptures. The Doctrine of the Church in Scottish Theology consists of six lectures given by John Macpherson, originally delivered in successive sessions to the United Free Colleges of Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Lectures include: The Scottish Theology—Its Literature and Its Distinctive Characteristics; The Idea of the Church and Membership in It. A fresh account of the development of Scottish theology--from the Reformation to the nineteenth century. T.F. Torrance discusses the theology of John Knox, the Reformers and their immediate successors, the Solemn League and Covenant, the politicisation of theology, the Federal Theology of the Westminster Calvinists, the rejection by the Kirk of its profoundest theologian John McLeod Campbell Pages: Aug 14,  · Indeed it was an American audience for whom John Macleod prepared this narrative of Scottish Theology, which was originally delivered as lectures to students at Westminster Theological Seminary. Scottish Theology traces the development of theological thought as it was worked out in the life of the church in Scotland after the Reformation. It is.

Aug 29,  · At first glance, the book may seem to be only about Church history and theology and not of universal interest. This would, however, be a clear case of mistakenly judging a book by its cover or title. Interweaving biography, history, doctrine and instruction in a compelling way, it is a remarkable book full of spiritual and human interest. Oct 12,  · A massive two-volume work by a 19th century Scottish Presbyterian theologian covering every imaginable aspect of the Reformed doctrine of the church. Joel Beeke writes: “James Bannerman’s The Church of Christ is the most extensive, standard, solid, Reformed treatment of the doctrine of the church that has ever been written. It is Author: Keith Mathison. Like many other Anglican churches, the Scottish Episcopal Church has entered into full communion with the Old Catholics of the Utrecht Union. The Scottish Episcopal Church is also a member of the Porvoo Communion and is a member of several ecumenical bodies, including Action of Churches Together in Scotland and the World Council of tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.comation: Anglican. Jan 19,  · His Doctrine of the Church in Scottish Theology (Chalmers Lectures,* E, ) is still the standard work on the subject and his edition of the Westminster Confession (Handbooks for Bible Classes, E, ) was frequently reprinted well into the twentieth century.

The area which above all others captured the attention of Scotland’s Reformed theologians was the doctrine of the church. This was especially true of the 17 th century, but the 19 th century also produced a voluminous literature, including James MacPherson’s splendid overview, The Doctrine of the Church in Scottish Theology. Scottish Journal of Theology is an international journal of systematic, historical and biblical theology. Since its foundation in , it has become established as one of the world's leading theological journals. As well as publishing original research articles, many issues contain an article review consisting of an extensive review of a recent book, with a reply from the author. Full text of "The doctrine of the church in Scottish theology" See other formats. John Macpherson was an author, a translator, and a Presbyterian minister. The John Macpherson Collection brings together six of his most important works on theology, doctrine, and Scottish church history. In Christian Dogmatics, Macpherson gives a systematic presentation of all the leading Christian doctrines through the lens of “moderate Calvinism.” In History of the Church in Scotland.