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The federal theology

John L. Girardeau

The federal theology

Its import and its regulative influence

by John L. Girardeau

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Published by Reformed Academic Press .
Written in English

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  • Covenant theology

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    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8701170M
    ISBN 101884416055
    ISBN 109781884416057
    OCLC/WorldCa32259035


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The federal theology: Its import and its regulative influence Paperback – January 1, by John L Girardeau (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 3/5(1).

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$ List Price: $; Save: $ (21%) $ + $ shipping Only 1 left in stock - order soon. /5(9). So to add to my online interactions with the venerable (for some) Federal Theology of strains of classic Calvinism; let me provide another definition by Dewey D.

Wallace, Jr. from his book Shapers of English Calvinism He writes of Federal Theology:Author: Bobby Grow. A small book written by Girardeau in defending "federal theology" (i.e. covenant theology, federal coming from the Latin word for covenant).

He is mainly concerned with Christ's sacrifice and its application to us, especially against the Arminian view of salvation.3/5. This week I had some extra time to read this amazing book (Masters thesis) by David A. Weir (still having trouble pronouncing the name) entitled, in classical Puritan-esque fashion, The Origins of Federal Theology in Sixteenth Century Reformation Thought/5.

This idea of Adam and Jesus as two representatives of the human race is sometimes called Federal Theology, or Adam and Jesus are sometimes referred to as Federal Heads.

This is because under the federal system of government, representatives are chosen and the representative speaks for the people who chose him. The Federal theology is of considerable historical importance in intellectual history and forms the framework for much of the Reformed theology in the English-speaking world for three centuries.

The doctoral thesis out of which this book developed won the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History. This book is an honest and helpful assessment of the Federal Vision and a response to its claims in light of Scripture and tradition. “ There is among the confessional Reformed and Presbyterian churches a loosely organized but vocal group of writers who are intent on revising the core confessional doctrines of election, covenant, sacraments.

After the book was recently recommended by one of my Facebook friends, I decided to buy Doug Wilson’s book Federal Husband 1 for my Amazon Kindle.

Despite having been married for a number of months, I confess that this was the first book I read on the subject of being a good Christian husband. This volume deals with the Federal theology of Johannes Cocceius, who lived in the 17th century ().

The volume presents the pneumatological components of the doctrine of covenants, and the importance of The federal theology book theology in the political history of Europe and the United States. The forward to Reformed is Not Enough, by Douglas Wilson, is helpful to understanding the context of the Federal Vision debate.I received permission from Pastor Doug Wilson to republish the forward for all to read.

I highly recommend the whole book, which you can pick up HERE. On JCovenant Presbytery of the RPCUS declared that certain. From Shadow to Substance 20th May By Brandon Adams.

Samuel D. Renihan’s dissertation on particular baptist covenant theology has now been published as From Shadow to Substance: The Federal Theology of English Particular Baptists ().

The book is a tremendous blessing. The development of the federal theology of the late 16th and early 17th centuries was a significant transformation in Reformed theological thinking. According to the federal theologians, all of human history could be described using the rubric of a series of covenants, or foedera, beginning with a ‘covenant of works’ in the perfection of Eden and concluding with the new covenant fulfilled Author: David A.

Weir. 10 14 28 Contents Introduction The Reason for Retractions A Different Kind of Difference On Seeking Forgiveness Trajectories What I Do Not Mean Three Branches Names, Names, Names Introduction: I have decided, after mulling over it for some years now, to discontinue identifying myself with what has come to be called the federal vision.

It Continue Reading "Federal. Get this from a library. The origins of the federal theology in sixteenth-century Reformation thought.

[David A Weir] -- This interpretive analysis traces the Federal theology of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century from its first use by Zacharias Ursinus in to its flowering in Weir examines its. This book employs exegetical history to explain the development of Reformed federal thought.

This exegetical method demonstrates the shortcomings of current dogmatic explanations of the origin of federal theology, thereby providing new insights into the doctrine of the covenant.

The Reformation term ad fontes raised new questions about the meaning of the biblical terms for. The History of Covenant Theology. published the first Protestant book devoted to explaining the covenant of grace. Like the early fathers, this work stressed the graciousness and unity of the covenant of grace.

John Calvin (–) had a robust covenant theology and taught the substance of the more highly developed federal theology. This volume deals with the Federal theology of Johannes Cocceius, who lived in the seventeenth century ().

German by birth, he taught at Bremen, Franeker and Leiden, where he was Professor of Theology (). As foremost biblical interpreter he sought to formulate a Covenant theory which described all of human history by introducing the structure of.

The book poses a surprising alternative to the readings of earlier scholarship on Cocceius by its careful presentation of the pneumatological components of the doctrine of covenants. Cocceius' Federal theology was of considerable importance in the theological and political history of Europe and the United States and formes the framework for Author: Willem Van Asselt.

Torrance noted that the framework of Westminster theology “derived from seventeenth-century federal theology formulated in sharp contrast to the highly rationalised conception of a sacramental universe of Roman theology, but combined with a similar way of thinking in terms of primary and secondary causes (reached through various stages of Author: Bobby Grow.

The Federal theology is of considerable historical importance in intellectual history and forms the framework for much of the Reformed theology in the English-speaking world for three centuries.

The doctoral thesis out of which this book developed won the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History. show more/5(8). Resources On The Federal Vision Theology The Heidelblog was born in –07 during the self-described, so-called Federal Vision controversy.

Recently I had a conversation with a young man who was not born when that controversy began, before. Nehemiah Coxe was a Particular Baptist.[1] Coxe is an important figure for contemporary, confessional Reformed Baptists for at least three reasons: (1) he was the co-editor (and most likely the “senior” editor) of the Particular Baptist Second London Confession of Faith (2 nd LCF);[2] (2) he agreed with John Owen and other seventeenth-century Reformed orthodox Author: Richard Barcellos.

AND FEDERAL THEOLOGY Richard C. Barcellos* Much has been written in the last few decades concerning the reassessment or reappraisal of seventeenth-century Reformed orthodoxy.1 Older scholarship viewed the Seventeenth Century as a period of downward movement, increasingly tending toward rationalism and proof-texting.

Following the Knox Colloquium, Joseph Minich’s essay “Within the Bounds of Orthodoxy” is a good summary of FV theology, considered as a whole, and Cornelis Venema’s book Christ and Covenant Theology stands above other book-length treatments in both scope and quality.

2 The Federal Vision and Reformed Theology. The Federal Theology (John L. Girardeau) $ Contains John L. Girardeau’s lecture defending covenant theology, a preface to the reprint by J. Ligon Duncan, III, and a biographical introduction by W. Duncan Rankin. Posts about federal theology written by sursumcorda1.

Scott Clark of Westminster Seminary in California has posted an interesting response to my recent post (also on the AquilaReport here) on “pervasive covenantalism.” He provides a reasonable summary of my much briefer piece, and he indicates some areas of agreement.

Scrupulously biblical, but at the same time recognizing the value of Christian tradition, it draws extensively, but judiciously, on the insights of the early church fathers, the Reformed confessions, and federal theology, while remaining in constant dialogue with the world of contemporary theological scholarship.

The most common name is the Federal Vision. This name indicates especially that it is closely connected with federal theology, that is, the doctrine of the covenant. Another name is the Auburn Ave. Theology, a name given to the heresy because a Presbyterian church in Louisiana on Auburn Ave.

is the capitol of this heretical thought. Federal Headship in Romans 5. Let's see how Covenant theology illumines a particular passage, Romansone of the more profound passages in a book full of profundities. This is the centerpiece for Paul's exposition of the federal headship of Christ.

In addition, a symposium book was 34 entitled The Auburn Avenue Theology, Pros & Cons: Debating the Federal Vision.

The book 35 included papers focused on their theological views.1 The name “Federal Vision” appears to 36 be the name preferred by proponents, who together authored a book entitled The FederalFile Size: KB. Federal theology did not develop in the 17th century. It was not the product of rationalist or speculative theology and it wasn’t a deduction from the doctrine of God.

You can begin read the modern account of the history Reformed covenant theology by Geerhardus Vos (written in the s) and an updated brief history of covenant theology here.

Some people are “just tuning in,” as it were, to the Federal Vision controversy, and this might be a good time to reset the show. The FV movement originated with the Rev. Norman Shepherd, who was then teaching systematic theology at WTS/P. In he defined faith, in the act of justification, to be “faith and works.”.

Peter A. Lillback suggested in his book, "Binding of God, The: Calvin's Role in the Development of Covenant Theology", that John Calvin had Proto-Covenant Theology ideas, because Covenant Theology was developed after Calvin by his followers.

Calvin's teaching on Covenant Theology, especially in the Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book II, were more explanation of the use.

' a significant contribution to the study of federal theology ’ Iain S. Maclean, Religious Studies Review, ' Van Asselt has given us a masterful study of the significant German theologian who was a leading architect of the federal theology associated with the Reformed tradition A.'s study is the fullest expression of Cocceius's thought available in by: 7.

Covenant or Federal Theology became formally articulated in the Calvinistic theological tradition, beginning in the 17th century. This was the era of “Reformed Scholasticism”. Beginning especially with Theodore Beza, Aristotlian methods of theological speculation began to take root in Calvinist circles (whether they were conscious of it or not).

As a result, Calvinism. Torrance noted that the framework of Westminster theology “derived from seventeenth-century federal theology formulated in sharp contrast to the highly rationalised conception of a sacramental universe of Roman theology, but combined with a similar way of thinking in terms of primary and secondary causes (reached through various stages of.

This work is a short address the author gave to the Columbia Theological Seminary as part of a larger warning against the devaluing and disappearance of Covenant (or Federal) Theology in Presbyterian theology, from enemies both foreign (German scholasticism) and domestic (Scofieldism).

There is only one book on the list with God as its author. Read Sacred Scripture days per year. The other authors are secondary. Godspeed, Taylor Marshall, PhD. Bibles. Marshall only recommends two English Bibles for serious theology students: Douay Rheims-Challoner and RSV-CE with a preference for the Douay Rheims-Challoner in most cases.

This book employs exegetical history to explain the development of Reformed federal thought. This exegetical method demonstrates the shortcomings of current dogmatic explanations of the origin of federal theology, thereby providing new insights into the doctrine of the covenant.5/5(1).

Dr. Water´s much-anticipated book is the most detailed examination and critique of Federal Vision theology to date. The author provides a thorough history and overview of both the personalities and teachings of this relatively new proposed revision to the Reformed tradition.

Each point is critiqued in comparison to Cov.—Theology is commonly divided into Biblical, Historical, Systematic, and Practical. 1. Biblical Theology aims to arrange and classify the facts of revelation, confining itself to the Scriptures for its material, and treating of doctrine only so far as it .Federal Headship also finds its place in the Epistle of Romans when Paul says in Rom."Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned-- 13 (For until the law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law.