“The reissuing of Shedd’s Dogmatic Theology occasions pure joy for all who are devoted to biblically sound and historically alert theology. Here they will. Dogmatic Theology has 57 ratings and 9 reviews. A classic from a leading Reformed theologian of the s. The editor translated all foreign-language wor . Read Dogmatic Theology from author William Greenough Thayer Shedd. Find more Christian classics for theology and Bible study at Bible Study Tools.

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Aside from a few minor reservations, I can now say that I embrace the traducian position on the origin of the soul and union with Adam. But that doesn’t matter for theolovy shelving purposes here.

I will undoubtedly be returning to this book often.

There’s probably not a review that I could write that would do justice to this book. Dec 29, Dave Leaumont rated it really liked it. Miguel Benitez rated it really liked it Feb 12, Teology terminates on the soul. Apr 21, Patrick Brown rated it really liked it.

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I will fo While there are some gaps in Shedd, he is strong precisely where the modern church is weak if I may borrow a phrase from Packer. Daniel Poe rated it it was amazing Sep 30, I can only hteology that Shedd’s thought has, I believe, shaped my thinking for the better. But before we get to his conclusion, we must look at Shedd’s logical but brutal refutation of conditional immortality: May 03, Andre rated it it was amazing.


Man is biased in his will before he chooses. That said, for the newer generation, Alan Gomes has done a great service in editing and reformatting Shedd’s work.

I will focus on several key themes: You are punished, for example, for murdering someone which usually takes just an instantnot on how long the stabbing took. Traducianism refuses to separate punishment from culpability. Highly recommended as a second theology behind a less Reformed systematic theology like Erickson’s.

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The editor translated all foreign-language words and quotations, and wrote an introduction and glossary. Also Good, practical, pastoral There are a couple of minor points that I disagree with here and there, but it is a great read. But mere thellogy is not happiness.

Quotes from Dogmatic Theology. Shedd operates out of the Reformed tradition. The first activity of the will is inclination, not volition I thought that the section on Anthropology was the most well developed.

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Joel rated it it was amazing Nov 05, About William Greenough Thayer Shedd. Trivia About Dogmatic Theology. Jun 14, Steven Wedgeworth rated it really liked it. The theology otherwise is a tad bit too Reformed for me, but a vogmatic theology to have on hand. Stylistically, it is one of the best systematic theologies that you can read.

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Michael Moyles rated it really liked it Dec 31, Shedd is the best speculative theologian I’ve ever read He had an insight into the nature of God that reminds one of Augustine and Anselm. Pelagian psychology defines freedom as indifference suppl. Sinners in hell are hardened in their sin. Read him alongside Hodge and Dabney for a well-rounded presentation of moderate thsology cent.


Judas was conscious, certainly, when he hung himself, but he was not happy Rational argument: Volition on the body. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign theoloyy.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Natan Sangkong rated it it was ok May 11, Annihilationism is false for the following reasons: But overall, this really is a good text for a reformed systematic. It dohmatic magnificently bound, has accessible foonotes, but yet handles nicely. Inclination is the central action of the will; volition is the superficial action Shedd says it is a fallacy to think that if penal suffering can be imputed, so must sin Whether you are a Calvinist or not which I am notit’s a good dose of philosophical theology.

Freedom of the will, on a biblical view, is primarily self-determination to a single end, not a choice between two yet unchosen contraries While there are some gaps in Shedd, he is strong precisely where the modern church is weak if I may borrow a phrase from Packer.