Systematic Theology

Systematic Theology

by Augustus Strong

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SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
A Compendium and Commonplace Book
DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF
THEOLOGICAL STUDENTS
BY
AUGUSTUS HOPKINS STRONG, D. D., LL. D.
PRESIDENT AND PROFESSOR OF BIBLICAL THEOLOGY IN THE
ROCHESTER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
THREE VOLUMES IN ONE
DELMARVA PUBLICATIONS, INC.
PO BOX 96
HARRINGTON, DE 19952
Published in 2015
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About this Volume
Systematic Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong, D. D., LL. D. (president and professor of Biblical Theology in the Rochester Theological Seminary) was originally published in three volumes and divided into Eight Parts:
1. PART I - PROLEGOMENA
2. PART II - THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
3. PART III - THE SCRIPTURES A REVELATION FROM GOD
4. PART IV - THE NATURE, DECREES, AND WORKS OF GOD
5. PART V - ANTHROPOLOGY, OR THE DOCTRINE OF MAN
6. PART VI - SOTERIOLOGY, OR THE DOCTRINE OF SALVATION THROUGH THE WORK OF CHRIST AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
7. PART VII - ECCLESIOLOGY, OR THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH
8. PART VIII - ESCHATOLOGY, OR THE DOCTRINE OF FINAL THINGS

Volume one contended the in Introduction, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and the first three chapters of Part 4. Volume 2 contained the remainder of Part 4, Part 5, and the first chapter of Part 6. Volume 3 contained the rest of Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8.
In this volume, we have combined all eight parts. Here is a complete list of the contents:
Table of Contents
PREFACE
PART I - PROLEGOMENA
CHAPTER I - IDEA OF THEOLOGY
I. Definition of Theology
II. Aim of Theology
III. Possibility of Theology
IV. Necessity.--The necessity of theology has its grounds
V. Relation of Theology to Religion
CHAPTER II - MATERIAL OF THEOLOGY
I Sources of Theology
II. Limitations of Theology
III. Relations of Material to Progress in Theology
CHAPTER III - METHOD OF THEOLOGY
I. Requisites to the Study
II. Divisions of Theology
III. History of Systematic Theology
IV. Order of Treatment in Systematic Theology
V. Text-books in Theology
PART II - THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
CHAPTER I - ORIGIN OF OUR IDEA OF GOD'S EXISTENCE
I. First Truths in General
II. The Existence of God a first truth
III. Other Supposed Sources of our Idea of God's Existence
IV. Contents of this Intuition
CHAPTER II - CORROBORATIVE EVIDENCES OF GOD'S EXISTENCE
I. The Cosmological Argument
II. The Teleologioal Argument
III. The Anthropological Argument
IV. The Ontological Argument
CHAPTER III - ERRONEOUS EXPLANATIONS, AND CONCLUSION
I. Materialism
II. Materialistic Idealism
III. Idealistic Pantheism
IV. Ethical Monism
PART III - THE SCRIPTURES A REVELATION FROM GOD
CHAPTER I - PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS
I. Reasons a priori for expecting a Revelation from God
II. Marks of the Revelation man may expect
III. Miracles, as attesting a Divine Revelation
IV. Prophecy as Attesting a Divine Revelation
V. Principles of Historical Evidence applicable to the Proof of a Divine Revelation
CHAPTER II - POSITIVE PROOFS THAT THE SCRIPTURES ARE A DIVINE REVELATION
I. The Genuineness of the Christian Documents
II. Credibility of the Writers of the Scriptures
III. The Supernatural Character of the Scripture Teaching
IV. The Historical Results of the Propagation of Scripture Doctrine
CHAPTER III - INSPIRATION OF THE SCRIPTURES
I. Definition of Inspiration
II. Proof of Inspiration
III. Theories of Inspiration
IV. The Union of the Divine and Human Elements in Inspiration
V. Objections to the Doctrine of Inspiration
PART IV - THE NATURE, DECREES, AND WORKS OF GOD
CHAPTER I - THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD
I. Definition of the term Attributes
II. Relation of the divine Attributes to the divine Essence
III. Methods of determining the divine Attributes
IV. Classification of the Attributes
V. Absolute or Immanent Attributes
VI. Relative Or Transitive Attributes
VII. Rank and Relations of the several Attributes
CHAPTER II - DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY
I. In Scripture there are three who are Recognized as God
II. These Three are so described in Scripture
III. This Tripersonality of the Divine Nature
IV. This Tripersonality is not Tritheism
V. The Three Persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, are equal
VI. Inscrutable, yet not self-contradictory
CHAPTER III - THE DECREES OF GOD
I. Definition of Decrees
II. Proof of the doctrine of Decrees
III. Objections to the doctrine of Decrees
IV. Concluding Remarks
CHAPTER IV - THE WORKS OF GOD; OR THE EXECUTION OF THE DECREES
SECTION I - CREATION
I. Definition of Creation
II. Proof of the Doctrine of Creation
III. Theories which oppose Creation
IV. The Mosaic Account of Creation
V. God's End in Creation
VI. Relation of the Doc

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BN ID: 2940151005913
Publisher: Delmarva Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 09/04/2015
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