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Divinity & Religion Research: Systematic Theologies by Doctrinal Persuasion

Identifies key divinity and religion resources for Regent University students and researchers.

Systematic Theologies by Doctrinal Persuasion

This list of systematic theologies was originally based on a handout for Dr. J. Rodman Willliams' course in doctrinal theology at Regent University. The theologies were re-arranged by doctrinal persuasion and publishing information, and Regent University Library call numbers were added. Entries without call numbers are not in the Regent University Library collection. New systematic theologies are added when this list is periodically updated.


Colquhoun, Frank, ed. HARD QUESTIONS. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1977.

Litton, Edward A. INTRODUCTION TO DOGMATIC THEOLOGY. London: James Clarke and Co., 1960. BT 65 .L55 1960

Macquarrie, John. PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. London: SCM Press Ltd, 1977. BT 75.2 .M3


Stott, John R. W. BASIC CHRISTIANITY. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1971. BT 77 .S74 1971

Thomas, William H.G. THE PRINCIPLES OF THEOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE THIRTY-NINE ARTICLES. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1930. BX 5137 .T5


Arminius, Jacobus. THE WORKS OF JAMES ARMINIUS. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1986. BX 6195 .A656 1986x

Finney, Charles G. FINNEY'S SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1976. BT 80 .F5 1976

Pope, William B. A COMPENDIUM OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. New York: Phillips & Hunt, 1881. BT 77.3 .P663 1881x

Watson, Richard. THEOLOGICAL INSTITUTES. New York: Lane& Scott, 1851. BR75.W35 1851


Erickson, Millard J. CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1983BT 75.2 .E74 1983

_________________THE LIVING GOD: READINGS IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1973. BR 53 .E74

_________________MAN'S NEED AND GOD'S GIFT: READINGS IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1976. BT80.M36 :

_________________THE NEW LIFE: READINGS IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1979. BR 53 .N49

Finger, Thomas N. CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY: AN ESCHATOLOGICAL APPROACH. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1985. BT 755.2 .F55 1985

Garrett, James L. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. BT 75.2 G37 1990

Grudem, Wayne A. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL - DOCTRINE. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994. BT 75.2 G78 1994

Moody, Dale. THE WORD OF TRUTH. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981. BT 75.2 .M59

Mullins, Edgar Y. THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION IN ITS DOCTRINAL EXPRESSION. Philadelphia: Judson Press, 1917. BT 75 .M8 1917

Stevens, William W. DOCTRINES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1967. BT 75.2 .S7 1967

Strong, Augustus H. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. New York: A.C. Armstrong, 1889. BT 75 .S83 1907


Whale, John S. CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE. Cambridge: The University Press, 1961. BT 75 .W45 1961


Baker, Charles F. DISPENSATIONAL THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Grace Bible College Publishers, 1972. BT 75.2 .B3 1972 .

Bullinger, E. W. THE FOUNDATION OF DISPENSATIONAL TRUTH. London: Samuel Bagster, 1972. BT 155 .B95 1972

Chafer, Lewis S. CHAFER SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Dallas: Dallas Seminary Press, 1947, 1980. BT 75 .C28

_______________MAJOR BIBLE THEMES. Chicago: The Bible Institute Colportage Assn., 1926, 1937. BT 77 .C45

Lightner, Robert P. EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1986. BT 75.2 .L49 1986

Ryrie, Charles C. A SURVEY OF BIBLE DOCTRINE. Chicago: Moody Press, 1972. BS 543 .R9 1972

________________BASIC THEOLOGY. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1986. BT 75.2 .R93 1986

Thiessen, Henry C. LECTURES IN SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979. BT 75 .T39 1979


Bloesch, Donald G. ESSENTIALS OF EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978-1979. BR 1640 .B54

Boice, James M. FOUNDATIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1986. BT 75.2 .B63 1986

Davis, John J. FOUNDATIONS OF EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1984. BR 1640 .D38 1984

Hammond, T.C. IN UNDERSTANDING BE MEN: A HANDBOOK OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1968. BT 77 .H255 1968x

Henry, Carl F.H., ed. BASIC CHRISTIAN DOCTRINES. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1962, 1971. BT 80.B37 1971x

______________FUNDAMENTALS OF THE FAITH. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1969. Kantzer, Kenneth S. and Stanley N. Gundry, eds. PERSPECTIVES ON EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1979. BR 50 .P45

Lewis, Gordon R. and Bruce A. Demarest. INTEGRATIVE THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1987. BT 75.2 .L49 1987

Lindsell, Harold and Charles J. Woodbridge. A HANDBOOK OF CHRISTIAN TRUTH. Westwood, N.J.: F.H. Revell Co., 1953. BT 75 .L55

Olson, Arnold T. THIS WE BELIEVE. Minneapolis: Free Church Publications, 1961. BX 7548 .Z505 1965

Torrey, Reuben A. THE FUNDAMENTALS: THE FAMOUS SOURCEBOOK OF FUNDAMENTAL BIBLICAL TRUTHS. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1990. BT 82.2 .F87 1990


Brown, William A. CHRISTIAN THEOLOGYIN OUTLINE. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1907. BT 75 .B83 1907

Kaufman, Gordon D. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. New York: Scribner, 1968. BT 75.2 .K38 1969

Schleiermacher, FriedrichD. E. THE CHRISTIAN FAITH. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1928. BT 75 .S5 C5 1928

Tillich, Paul. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951-1963. BT 75.2 .T5 1951


Aulen, Gustaf. THE FAITH OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg, 1960. BT 75 .A763 1960

Braaten, Carl E. and Robert W. Jenson, eds. CHRISTIAN DOGMATICS. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984. BT 75.2 .C48 1984

Forell, George W. THE PROTESTANT FAITH. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975. BX4811 .F65 1975

Kerr, Hugh T., ed. A COMPEND OF LUTHER'S THEOLOGY. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1966. BR 331 .E5 K4 1966

Melanchthon, Philip. LOCI COMMUNES OF PHILIP MELANCTHON. Boston: Meador, 1944. BR 336 .L62

Mueller, John T. CHRISTIAN DOGMATICS. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1955. BT 75.2 .M83 1955x

Pannenberg, Wolfhart. BASIC QUESTIONS IN THEOLOGY. London: S.C.M. Press, 1970 BT 80 .P3413

__________________ SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991 BT 75.2 .P2613 1991

Peiper, Franz A. O. CHRISTIAN DOGMATICS. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1955. BT 75 .P53

Prenter, Regin. CREATION AND REDEMPTION. 'Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1967 BT 75.2 .P713

Thielicke, Helmut. THE EVANGELICALFAITH. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974BT 75.2 .T4513


Wenger, John C., ed. THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF MENNO SIMONS. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1978, 1956. BX 8109 .M32 1978

_________________INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGY. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1954. BT 75 .W36


Burtner, Robert W. and Robert E. Chiles, eds. JOHN WESLEY'S THEOLOGY: A COLLECTION FROM HIS WORKS. New York: Abingdon Press, 1982. BX 8217 .W54 B82 1982


DeWolf, L. Harold. A THEOLOGY OF THE LIVING CHURCH. New York: Harper, 1960. BT 77 .D4 1960

Lawson, John. INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE. Wilmore, KY: Asbury Pub. Co., 1980. BT 65 .L38 1980

Miley, John. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. New York: Hunt and Eaton, 1892- 1894. BT 75 .M55

Oden, Thomas C. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. 3 VOLUMES. San Francisco: Harper& Row, 1987 BT 72.2 .O36 1987


Purkiser, W.T. Richard S. Taylor, Willard H. Taylor. GOD, MAN AND SALVATION: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY. Kansas City: Beacon HillPress, 1977. BS 543 .P87

Wiley, H. Orton. CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY. Kansas City: Nazarene Publishing House, 1940. BT 75 .W5 1952x


Duffield, Guy and Nathaniel M. Van Cleave. FOUNDATIONS OF PENTECOSTAL THEOLOGY. 1: Los Angeles: L.I.F.E. Bible College, 1983. BX 8762 .Z5 D84 1983

Horton, Stanley E. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY: APENTECOSTALPERSPECTIVE. Springfield, MO: Logion Press, 1994. BX 8762 .Z5 S97 1994

Pearlman, Myer. KNOWING THE DOCTRINES OF THE BIBLE. Springfield, Mo.: Gospel Publishing House, 1937. BT77.P43 1937x

Williams, Ernest S. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Springfield, MO: Gospel Publishing House, 1953. BT 75.2 .W48


Barth, Karl. CHURCH DOGMATICS. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1975- BT 75 .B283 1975

______________DOGMATICS IN OUTLINE. London: SCM Press, 1966. BT 77 .B345 1966 Bavinck, Herman. OUR REASONABLE FAITH. Grand Rapids: W. B. Eerdmans, 1956. BX 9474 .B33

Berkhof, Hendrikus. CHRISTIAN FAITH: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE FAITH. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979. BT 75.2 .B 4713

Berkouwer, Gerrit C. STUDIES IN DOGMATICS (series). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1952-1955. (Volumes in Regent Library cataloged and shelved separately by individual title).

Boettner, Loraine. STUDIES IN THEOLOGY. [s 1.] Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1974. BT 75 .B58 1974x

Brunner, Emil. DOGMATICS. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1950-79. BT 75 .B842 . OUR FAITH. London: SCM Press, 1949. BT 77 .B865 1949

Buswell, J. Oliver. A SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1962-63. BT 75.2 .B8

Calvin, John. INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1972. BX 9420 .165 1953

Dabney, Robert L. LECTURES IN SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1972, 1985. BT 75 .D2 1985

Heppe, Heinrich. REFORMED DOGMATICS: SET OUT AND ILLUSTRATED FROM THE SOURCES. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1978. BX 9422 .H4613 1978

Hodge, Archibald A. OUTLINES OF THEOLOGY. New York: R. Carter & Brothers, 1860. BT 75 .H6 1860

Jewett, Paul K. GOD, CREATION AND REVELATION: A NED-EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991. BT 75.2 J488 1991

Hodge, Charles. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1952. BT 75 .H633

Kuyper, Abraham. PRINCIPLES OF SACRED THEOLOGY. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1980. BR 118 .K83 1980

Leitch, Addison H. INTERPRETING BASIC THEOLOGY. Great Neck, NY: Channel Press, 1961. BT 77 .L344

Murray, John. COLLECTED WRITINGS OF JOHN MURRAY. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 1976- BX 8915 .M87 1976

Shedd, William G. T. DOGMATIC THEOLOGY. Nashville: T. Nelson, 1980. BT 75 .S63 1980 Warfield, Benjamin B. BIBLICALFOUNDATIONS. London: Tyndale Press, 1958.

_________________BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1968. BT 15 .W34 1968x

Webber, Otto. FOUNDATIONS OF DOGMATICS. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981 - 1983.BT 75.2 .W413 1981

Williams,J.Rodman. TEN TEACHINGS. CarolStream,Ill.: Creation House, 1974. BT77.W57


Williams, J. Rodman. RENEWAL THEOLOGY: GOD, THE WORLD, AND REDEMPTION. Grand Rapids: Academie Books, 1988. BT 75.2 .W 53 1988x

______________RENEWAL THEOLOGY: SALVATION, THE HOLY SPIRIT, AND CHRISTIAN LIVING. Grand Rapids: Academie Books, 1990. BT 75.2 .W54 1990

______________RENEWAL THEOLOGY: THE CHURCH, THE KINGDOM, AND THE LAST THINGS. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992. BT75.2.W53 1988x

______________RENEWAL THEOLOGY. (Three Volumes in One) Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996.


Acquinas, Thomas. THE SUMMA THEOLOGICA. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1955. AC 1 .G72

Boney, William J. & Molumby, eds. THE NEW DAY: CATHOLIC THEOLOGIANS OF THE RENEWAL. Richmond: John Knox Press, 1968. BT 28 .B62

CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.  St. Paul, MN:  Wanderer Press, 1994.  Ref BX 1959.3 .E5 1994x 

Denzinger, Heinrich J.D. THE SOURCES OF CATHOLIC DOGMA. St. Louis: B. Herder Co., 1957.

Gratsch, Edward J., ed. PRINCIPLES OF CATHOLIC THEOLOGY. Staten Island, NY: Alba House, 1981. BX 1751.2 .P74

McBride, Alfred.  ESSENTIALS OF THE FAITH:  A GUIDE TO THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.  Huntington, IN:  Our Sunday Visitor Publication Division, 1994.  BX 1959.5 .M37 1994

McBrien, Richard P. CATHOLICISM. Minneapolis: Winston Press, 1980. BX 1751.2 .M24

Rahner, Karl. THE TEACHING OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. Staten Island, Alba House, 1967. BX 1747.5 N4 13

______________ THEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1974 BX 1751.2 .R313

______________, ed. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THEOLOGY: THE CONCISE SACRAMENTUM MUNDI. New York: Seabury Press, 1975. RefBR95 .E48

Schreck, Alan. CATHOLIC AND CHRISTIAN. Ann Arbor: Servant Books, 1984. BX 1752 . S4 1984


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