By John Williamson Nevin,Philip Schaff,Emanuel V. Gerhart,David W. Layman,W. Bradford Littlejohn,Peter J. Leithart
The Mercersburg Theology research sequence is an try to make on hand for the 1st time, in beautiful, readable, and scholarly sleek versions, the foremost writings of the nineteenth-century move referred to as the Mercersburg Theology. An formidable multiyear undertaking, it goals to make an incredible contribution to the scholarly neighborhood and to the wider examining public, who can ultimately be adequately brought to this special mix of yank and ecu, Reformed and Catholic theology.
"These provocative essays articulate a powerful substitute to revivalism's id of conversion with a disjunctive mental challenge. David Layman's magisterial advent clarifies how the Mercersburg theologians sought to get better a imaginative and prescient of salvation as a strategy of being formed via the company lifetime of the church, and baptism because the preliminary insertion of the person into the lifetime of Christ. Our church buildings desperately desire such an antidote to self-generated and self-aggrandizing kinds of spirituality."
--Lee Barrett, Stager Professor of Theology, Lancaster Theological Seminary; writer, Eros and Self-Emptying: Intersections of Augustine and Kierkegaard and Kierkegaard: Foundations of Theology
John Williamson Nevin (1803-86) and Philip Schaff (1819-93) have been professors at Mercersburg Seminary of the German Reformed Church, Nevin being one of the top American Protestant theologians of his day and Schaff quick emerging to turn into the 19th century's ideal church historian. Emanuel V. Gerhart (1817-1904) was once one other top instructor within the German Reformed church, instructing and writing at a number of denominational associations from the 1840s until eventually the shut of his career.
David W. Layman earned his PhD in faith from Temple college in 1994. considering then, he has been a lecturer in spiritual reviews and philosophy at colleges in south relevant Pennsylvania and has researched and written a number of articles at the Mercersburg movement.
W. Bradford Littlejohn is Director of the Davenant belief, a nonprofit association sponsoring old examine on the intersection of the church and academy, and is writer of The Mercersburg Theology and the search for Reformed Catholicity and Richard Hooker: A better half to His lifestyles and Work.
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