Theoretical-Practical Theology, Volume 1

Theoretical-Practical Theology, Volume 1 : Prolegomena

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Petrus van Mastricht's Theoretical-Practical Theology presents one of the most comprehensive methods of treating Christian doctrine. In it, Mastricht treats every theological topic according to a four-part approach: exegetical, dogmatic, elenctic, and practical. As a body of divinity, it combines a rigorous, scholastic treatment of doctrine with the pastoral aim of preparing people to live for God through Christ. Students and pastors will find it a valuable model for moving from the text of Scripture to doctrinal formulation that will edify the people of God.

Volume 2, Faith in the Triune God.
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  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 155 x 234 x 30mm | 640g
  • English
  • 1601785593
  • 9781601785596
  • 344,083

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Volume arrangement for the set:

1. Prolegomena (1.1)

2. Faith in the Triune God (1.2)

3. The Works of God and the Fall of Man (1.3"€"4)

4. Redemption in Christ (1.5)

5. The Application of Redemption and The Church (1.6"€"7)

6. The Covenant of Grace (1.8)

7. Morality and Piety (2 & 3)
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"As to the books you speak of: Mastricht is sometimes in one volume, a very large thick quarto, sometimes in two quarto volumes. I believe it could not be had new under 8 or 10 pounds. Turretin is in three volumes in quarto, and would probably be about the same price. They are both excellent. Turretin is on polemical divinity, on the 5 points & all other controversial points, & is much larger in these than Mastricht, & is better for one that desires only to be thoroughly versed in controversies. But take Mastricht for divinity in general, doctrine, practice & controversy, or as an universal system of divinity; & it is much better than Turretin or any other book in the world, excepting the Bible, in my opinion." -- Jonathan Edwards to Joseph Bellamy, January 15, 1747 "From the back cover"
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