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Christian Theology

Biblical, Historical, and Systematic

Adam Harwood

936 pages
Lexham Press

Adam Harwood's Christian Theology is both biblically faithful and historically informed, providing a fresh synthesis of the essential doctrines of the faith. Topics include:

  • Preface
  • Theological Method
  • The Doctrine of Revelation
  • General Revelation
  • Special Revelation
  • The Doctrine of God
  • The Doctrine of the Trinity
  • God’s Name
  • God’s Attributes
  • Creation
  • Providence and Evil
  • Angels, Satan, and Demons
  • The Doctrine of Humanity
  • Human Identity and Constitution
  • God’s Design for Human Sexuality
  • Sin
  • Original Sin
  • The Doctrine of Christ
  • The Person of Christ: New Testament Survey
  • The Person of Christ: Doctrinal Development and Theological Issues
  • The Work of Christ: Death and Resurrection, Biblical Survey of the Atonement
  • The Work of Christ: Historical Survey of Atonement Models
  • The Work of Christ: Theological Issues
  • The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
  • Biblical Survey of the Holy Spirit’s Person & Work
  • Historical Survey of the Holy Spirit’s Person & Work
  • Theological Survey of the Holy Spirit’s Person & Work
  • The Doctrine of Salvation
  • Biblical Survey of Salvation
  • Predestination and Election
  • Historical Survey and Issues in the Doctrine of Salvation
  • The Doctrine of the Church
  • Biblical and Historical Survey: The Nature and Marks of the Church
  • Ministries and Ordinances
  • Structures within and among Churches
  • The Doctrine of Last Things
  • Death, Afterlife, and the Christian Hope
  • Thy Kingdom Come
  • Hell and Heaven

The church has been entrusted with God's revelation—and to steward the word of truth, we must confess the Bible's teaching with clarity and conviction. Writing from a Baptist perspective, Harwood brings fresh insights that many systematic theologies lack. With readable prose, suggestions for further study, and discussion questions, Christian Theology will equip students and pastors to clarify and articulate what they believe and why.

Author Bio
Adam Harwood (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is McFarland Chair of Theology, director of the Baptist Center for Theology & Ministry, and editor of the Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the author of Born Guilty? A Southern Baptist View of Original Sin and The Spiritual Condition of Infants: A Biblical--Historical Survey and Systematic Proposal.