If this is true, and it most assuredly is, then the study that lies before us is part of the drama.
The following "Lectures on Theology" were taken from handwritten teaching notes by Charles G. The notes were copied and typed by Gordon Olson while visiting Oberlin College in Olson they were found in the fourth floor historical locked section without a file number under teaching notes.
Concerning these lectures Mr. Its content suggests what Finney intended to be part of Volume I of his projected four volume series on Systematic Theology, only II and III of which were published and were reprinted somewhat revised in a single London volume in and abridged in for the common U.
The notes are difficult to read. In the retyping of these notes by Rick Friedrich in August of for the computer, Olson's typing was not verified. The latter was only corrected on obvious spelling mistakes or typos.
Some of the questionable words or phrases were left unchanged. A few words of warning to the reader: At all costs, do not read the body of the work without reading from beginning to end; being careful to remember his definitions.
Also, do not abandon the work when you come across statements that are not proven. He often, here as elsewhere, did this as a means of introduction, and later proved it and expounded upon it in its proper place. The editor could have saved years of confusion and hardness of heart had he been shown these VITAL prerequisites.
No doubt the same is true for the scores of theologians that history reveals. Seminaries are not nicknamed "cemeteries" for no reason.
Let us therefore heed his words and remove this reproach on God! I will define the study upon which we are about to enter. Notice some requisite personal qualifications for this study. Some advantages to be derived from the study of Systematic Theology.
Some things to be avoided.
Theology is the science of God and of divine things. It teaches the existence, natural and moral attributes, laws, government, and whatever may be known of God, and of our relations, duties, and responsibilities to him and to the universe.
In its most comprehensive sense it embraces all knowledge. It may be, and generally is, divided into natural and revealed theology. This distinction does not imply that natural theology is not revealed, but that it is not revealed by inspiration. Natural theology is that which derives its evidence from the works of God, or from nature, as it is often but erroneously expressed.
Revealed theology is that which derives its doctrines and evidence from the Bible. Theology is again subdivided into didactic, polemic, and pastoral.
Didactic is the systematic statement of theological doctrines with their evidences, both of natural and revealed religion. Polemic is controversial, and consists in the defense of the disputed doctrines of theology.
Pastoral relates to the relations, duties, and responsibilities of pastors.10 Acts. Cargado por Tom Davis. Guardar. 10 Acts. para más tarde. guardar. Relacionado. Información. Insertar. Compartir. Out of his personal experience and storehouse of knowledge he was written this material and presents it to you that you might come to know God’s word in a greater way.
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