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Practical Calvinist

Practical Calvinist

Davis, D. Clair


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Publisher's Description

For Thirty Years D. Clair Davis taught Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. His influence will not be fully known until the next life, but as a measure of the esteem that he is held in. this remarkable volume has been prepared.

Section 1 consists of 5 articles written by D. Clair Davis himself looking anew at the 5 points of Calvinism.

Section 2 looks at the Reformed Heritage through Church History.

Section 3 is a revealing, charming and often amusing collection of anecdotes by colleagues, students and friends of Dr Davis


Section 4 is a bibliography of Dr Davis' wide and varied writings. A useful reference source in itself.

About Editor Peter A. Lillback: Dr Peter Lillback is President and Professor of Historical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.

576 pages

Book Details

576 Pages
Publisher: Christian Focus
ISBN 10: 1857928148
ISBN 13: 9781857928143

"...a feast, both appetising & satisying, of contemporary reflection on the Presbyterian & Reformed heritage. Articles from a galaxy of scholars lead us into matters historical, theological, homiletical & pastoral"
- Edward Donnelly, Professor of New Testament, Reformed Theological College, Belfast

"Festschrifts usually suffer from lack of cohesion and variable quality. This work doesn't, and in fact provides an excellent introduction to the Reformed Heritage especially for readers who are not part of that tradition."
- James Grier, Academic Dean, Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan

"Anyone concerned to understand and to maintain the heritage of conservative Reformed Christianity will find many engaging essays that fit their interests."
- George M. Marsden, Francis A McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

"A marvellous collection of superb essays by some of the leading scholars of the Reformed tradition. Here is scolarship and pastoral theoloogy at its best - both done in the service of the church."
- Timothy George, Dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama