The revised edition of A Theology for the Church retains its original structure, organized under these traditional theological categories: revelation, God, humanity, Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and last things.
Each chapter within these sections contains answers to the following four questions: What does the Bible say? What has the church believed? How does it all fit together? How does this doctrine impact the church today?
Contributions from leading Baptist thinkers R. Albert Mohler, Jr., Paige Patterson, and Mark Dever among others will also appeal to the broader evangelical community. Included in this revision are new chapters on theological method from a missional perspective (Bruce Ashford and Keith Whitfield) and theology of creation, providence, and Sabbath that engages current research in science and philosophy (Chad Owen Brand). Chapters on special revelation (David Dockery) and human nature (John Hammett) have also been updated.
“In this one book, we have careful theological thought from a wide-ranging team of scholars who represent evangelical, Baptist theology at its best. . . . I highly recommend its careful reading.”—Stephen J. Wellum, Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
“A Theology for the Church ably unpacks the great doctrines of the faith with sound exegesis, historical perspectives, careful synthesis, and warm applications.”—Christopher W. Morgan, Dean and Professor of Theology, California Baptist University