“Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenantal Theologies” ed. Stephen J. Wellum and Brent E. Parker

Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017

By asserting that God's work is not homogenous, progressive covenantal theologians stress a discontinuity between the old covenants and the new covenant in the way God identifies his people and how God's people are to live out their witness to the world.
Systematic theology can be intimidating. Like every discipline, it comes with its own vocabulary, a complex history, and seemingly endless debates. At first glance, it may appear more problematic than practical, but it would be hard to find any topic discussed in the church today (from the ordination of women to the role of instruments in worship) that doesn’t have its foundation in systematic theology. Dispensational and covenant theology have enjoyed a long discourse in contemporary theological discussion. Dispensational theology arose in the nineteenth century as a primarily nondenominational and Baptist movement. Using a woodenly literal ...

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