Lewis Sperry Chafer (February 27, – August 22, ) was an American theologian. . Chafer’s Systematic Theology is a standard dispensational systematic theology at Dallas Theological Seminary. Lewis Sperry Chafer wrote, ” These. The appearance of the eight-volume work in Systematic Theology by President Lewis Sperry Chafer of Dallas Theological Seminary is without question an. Lewis Sperry Chafer’s complete and unabridged Systematic Theology is back! Warm, practical, often devotional, and entirely Christ-centered, Chafer’s work is a .

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With rare clarity and insight into Scriptural revelation, President Chafer presents the work of the Holy Spirit in the world and in the Christian.

Lewis Sperry Chafer

The treatment of Christology is concluded by discussion of the second coming of Christ, the Messianic kingdom and His eternal systemattic.

It is a Hardcover book with DJ. The same clear distinctions which have made his earlier work, He That Is Spiritualsuch a blessing to the Christian public are followed in this volume.

It cgafer the first consistently premillennial systematic theology ever written. There is no volume in the field of systematic theology which approaches it in Biblical insight, spiritual comprehension of the saving work of God, and unabridged treatment of the great work of God in salvation.

Their marriage lasted until she died in Inafter ten years of work, he completed his Systematic Theology in eight volumes. Retrieved May 6, A verification email has been sent wperry the address you provided.

The value of a doctrinal summarization is apparent.

The Work as a Whole

There are options set in ‘Advanced Options’. It is essentially an exposition and systematization of premillennial and dispensational theology rather than an apology for it.


From chafeg his death inhe served as the first President of the seminary and as the Professor of Systematic Biblical Theology. The need for a new definitive work in systematic theology which would be unabridged, premillennial, dispensational, and following a literal interpretation of Scripture became imperative.

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The need for a comprehensive statement of the entire doctrine of the person and work of the Holy Spirit called for this volume. Why Was Jesus Called Immanuel? This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Protestant systematic theology had its origin in the early works of the Reformers. Vernon McGee Revelation 5: He regenerates, indwells, baptizes, and seals the Christian.

The subject index provides the key to discussion of themes which appear repeatedly throughout the seven preceding volumes. The value of this volume to those seeking material lewwis a particular subject is obvious.

The volume on soteriology, if it stood alone, would in itself assure the author a place among notable writers of Christian doctrine. It provides for all who hold the premillennial interpretation of the Scriptures a systematic statement of the content, implications, and relations of their doctrines.

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It is the 14th Printing. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text Subscribe to our Newsletter.

An analysis of the content of each volume provides ample proof of these general conclusions. Bible institutes sprang up.

Hodges Harold Hoehner Harry A. While it is impossible within reasonable limits to reproduce the scope of contents, the contribution of each volume may be considered in cgafer separate presentation. The movement was not without its excesses, but it came as a refreshing breath of new life to Biblical interpretation. He was a well-spoken and relaxed leader and was not a fire and brimstone preacher. Volume V Christology Having treated the doctrine of Christ in theology proper and soteriology, President Chafer presents here the entire doctrine systematically in new form and additional content.


The doctrine is presented in such a complete way that it is difficult dhafer make adequate comparisons. The issues were the doctrine of illumination—the work of the Holy Spirit teaching the Scriptures without the medium of priest or church, the priesthood of every believer, justification by faith, and the authority of the Bible.

It presents material almost always omitted from systematic theologies. Very good Time left: Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. For the first time the whole scope of theology is considered from the standpoint of premillennial interpretation.

William Farel brought out his theological manual in with the title, Summaire briefue declaration daucuns lieux fort necessaires a ung chascun Chrestien pour mettre sa confiance en Dieu et ayder son prochain. In presenting a system of theology various aspects of important doctrines are necessarily treated separately in different places and are often subordinated to the doctrine being considered. Pages can include considerable notes-in thellogy or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

A brief biographical sketch of the author is included, written by Dr. The work is definitely creative and original. He regenerates, indwells, baptizes, and seals the Christian. Information for Donors My Donor Account. The work is in no sense iconoclastic.

He joined the Orange Presbytery in due to the increasing influence of his ministry in the south.