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BOOKS AND DISSERTATIONS from HENRY TO PACKER

*Henry, Carl F.H., ed. Revelation and the Bible. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1958.

Informative essays by various evangelical scholars touching on a broad array of topics related to scriptural revelation.

Heppe, Heinrich. Reformed Dogmatics Set Out and Illustrated from the Sources. Translated by G.T. Thomson. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1950; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Baker, 1978.

*Hodge, Archibald A., and Warfield, Benjamin B. Inspiration. Introduction by Roger R. Nicole. Reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Baker, 1979. Reprint of the renowned article which originally appeared in the Presbyterian Review (April 1881), representing the position of “old Princeton.”

*Hodge, Charles. Systematic Theology. Volume I, pp. 1–188. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Co., 1877.

The major work of “old Princeton.”

Hughes, Philip Edgcumbe. Theology of the English Reformers. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980. Able treatment of the doctrinal teachings of Tyndale, Cranmer, Latimer, Ridley, Jewel, etc. Chapter 1 focuses on the doctrine of Scripture.

Istafanous, Abd-el-Masih. “Calvin’s Doctrine of Biblical Authority.” Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1963.

Focuses on Calvin’s doctrine of the knowledge of God (duplex cognitio domini, pp. 20–62, and duplex gratia Christi, pp. 63–122), and his fleshing out of the relationship of Word and Spirit (illumination of the mind, pp. 123–55; sealing of the heart, pp. 156–205; inspiration, pp. 206–22).

Kantzer, Kenneth. “The Knowledge of God and the Word of God in John Calvin.” Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1950.

*Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. New York: Harper & Row, 1960 See chapters 2-3 on tradition and Holy Scripture.

Kelsey, David H. The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975.

Consult Vanhoozer’s M. Div. thesis (cf. bibliographical entry) for an able exposition of Kelsey’s thought.

Kline, Meredith G. The Structure of Biblical Authority. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1972.

Argues that the concept of canon can be forwarded by relating it to the treaty documents of the ancient Near East.

Kuyper, Lester J. The Scripture Unbroken. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1978.

A perceptive study of the relationship between the Old and New Testaments.

Ladd, George T The Doctrine of Sacred Scripture. 2 vols. New York: Scribner, 1883.

An extended treatment by a liberal Protestant scholar and former professor at Yale.

*Lecerf, August. An Introduction to Reformed Dogmatics. Translated by Andre Schlemmer. London: Lutterworth Press, 1949; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Baker, 1981.

French Reformed; provocative. Good discussion of canonicity.

Lee, William. The Inspiration of Holy Scriptures, New York: Carter, 1857.

Basically conservative perspective, also in reviewing patristic data (cf. pp. 51–93).

*Lewis, Gordon R., and Demarest, Bruce, eds. Challenges to Inerrancy: A Theological Response. Chicago: Moody Press, 1984.

A highly successful ICBI attempt to answer some of the most influential modern presuppositions that lead to the denial of an inerrant Bible. Note especially essays by D. Clair Davis (“Liberalism: The Challenge of Progress”) and John Gerstner (“The Contributions of Charles Hodge, B.B. Warfield, and J. Gresham Machen to the Doctrine of Inspiration”). Other essayists include Demarest, Nicole, Klooster, Geisler, et al.

*Lightner, Robert P. The Saviour and the Scriptures. Philadelphia: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1966.

A defense of inerrancy based on Christ’s view of Scripture.

*Lindsell, Harold. The Battle for the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1976.

Gave the inerrancy debate fresh impetus by documenting evidence of substantial erosion on inerrancy in various evangelical denominations and schools.

*Lindsell, Harold. The Bible in the Balance. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1979.

A sequel to The Battle for the Bible, in which Lindsell fleshes out his former arguments, answers his critics, and supplements the inerrancy erosion evidenced with ongoing developments.

McKim, Donald K. The Authoritative Word: Essays on the Nature of Scripture. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1983.

Of mixed value. Section 2: “Authority: Doctrine and Its Development” is the meat of the volume, and includes essays by Beegle, Bloesch, Berkouwer, Ridderbos, and Rogers.

*McDonald, H.D. Theories of Revelation: An Historical Study 1700-1960. 2 vols, in 1. Reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Baker, 1979.

Valuable studies in the history of doctrinal development. Formerly published as, Ideas of Revelation, An Historical Study, AD. 1700 to AD. I860, and Theories of Revelation, An Historical Study, 1860–1960. Markarian, John Jacob. “The Calvinistic Concept of the Biblical Revelation in the Theology of B.B. Warfield.” Ph.D. dissertation, Drew University, 1963.

Overly-critical of Warfield; not accurate in assessing his position, but helpful if read with discernment.

Marshall, I. Howard. Biblical Inspiration. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1982.

Montgomery, John W., ed. God’s Inerrant Word. Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1974.

Extremely helpful essays by a number of capable, evangelical scholars, including Montgomery, J.I. Packer, John Gerstner, Clark Pinnock, and R.C. Sproul, et al.

*Morris, Henry M. Many Infallible Proofs. San Diego: Creation-Life Publishers, 1974.

*Morris, Leon. I Believe in Revelation. Grand Rapids: Wm B. Eerdmans, 1976.

An excellent, albeit brief, introductory overview to the doctrine of revelation and its related questions for those commencing theological studies.

?The Nature and Extent of Biblical Authority. Grand Rapids: Board of Publications of the Christian Reformed Church, 1972.

Highly debated study committee report (often denominated, Report #44) presented to the 1972 Synod of the Christian Reformed Churches.

*Nicole, Roger R., and Michaels, J. Ramsey. Inerrancy and Common Sense. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980.

Able series of essays dedicated to H.J. Ockenga. Contributors include Richard Lovelace, Roger Nicole, R.C Sproul, J.J. Davis, J.I. Packer, et al.; supportive of inerrancy as both a biblical doctrine and the historic view of the Christian church.

Orr, James. Revelation and Inspiration. New York: Scribner, 1910; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1952.

Despite his noted stand as a Scottish evangelical at the turn of the century, Orr wavered in his commitment to full-fledged inerrancy by advocating that minor errors of detail may be readily harmonized with divine inspiration. He supported verbal, but not plenary, inspiration.

Pache, Rene. The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Translated by Helen I. Needham. Chicago: Moody, 1969.

Capable discussion of inerrancy and biblical difficulties (pp. 120-58). Maintains full-orbed authenticity and supernatural origin of Scripture.

*Packer, James I. Beyond the Battle for the Bible. Westchester, Ill.: Cornerstone Books, 1980.

Reading of intellectual and edificatory mix, including chapters on inerrancy in current debate and use of Scripture in public and private. Appended reviews on volumes related to doctrine of Scripture authored by Berkouwer, Lindsell, and Rogers and McKim.

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English Works on the Doctrine of Scripture (2)

Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 november 1987

The Banner of Truth | 26 Pagina's

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