Beza’s Summa Totius Christianismi

Theodore Beza Geneva, 1555 trans. William Whittingham (1575) revised by R. Scott Clark (2002). The question of God’s eternal Predestination is not curious, or unprofitable, but of great importance, and very necessary in the Church of God. p. 2 THE FIRST CHAPTER. 1. . . . Continue reading →

A Brief Outline Of Luther’s Bondage Of The Will

© R. S. Clark, 2000; 2014. I Luther’s Critique of Erasmus (2/3) II Luther’s Positive Development of the Doctrine of Predestination from SS (1/3) Major propositions: 1 A fallen sinner is totally unable to cooperate with divine grace. 2 Salvation is exclusively . . . Continue reading →

Understanding Evangelicalism: A Select Bibliography

Organized Chronologically Updated 2016 Henry, Carl F. H. The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1947. Packer, J. I. Fundamentalism and The Word of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1958. Nash, Ronald H. The New Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1963. Van Til, Cornelius. Karl Barth . . . Continue reading →

Select Bibliography Of The Reformation

(rev. January 2006) © R. Scott Clark, 2006. All Rights Reserved. 1. References Bagchi, David and David C. Steinmetz, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004). Bauman, M., M. Klauber, ed., Historians of the Christian Tradition (Nashville, 1995). Brady, T. A., . . . Continue reading →

A Brief Glossary Of The Medieval And Reformation Church

Revised 2007, 2011. This is a study guide for my students that began life in the mid-1990s as a handout revised from a glossary by Alister McGrath for Blackwells. § A Abelard, Peter (1079-1142). Author of Sic et Non, an influential scholastic collection of . . . Continue reading →

The Chart

THE CHART Period Time Dominant Question(s) Significance Christian Antiquity Ascension to 1650 (Old World) What has God said? Locus of authority is extrinsic Modernity 1650-1914 (Old World) 1789-1968 (New World) Has God said? Locus of authority is intrinsic (via rationalism, empiricism or . . . Continue reading →