With the increasing interest in Wesleyan theology, the need for a fresh inquiry into the fundamentals of this theological perspective has resulted in an outstanding five-volume series. Noted theologians from across the United States contributed to each volume, making the entire work noteworthy. The articles are written to examine each aspect of Wesleyan theology for use in contemporary life. A practical study of Wesleyan theology and its creative application to life today is as valid as it ever has been. Each reader will discover new enlightenment from the Bible as the pages of this series are studied.
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Introduction to Wesleyan theology
Contributions from noted theologians
Analysis of various theological topics, including soteriology, ecclesiology, pneumetology, ethics, and hermeneutics
Salvation: An Inquiry into Soteriology from a Biblical Theological Perspective
Editors: John E. Hartley and R. Larry Shelton
Publisher: Warner Press
Publication Date: 1981
This volume is a theological restatement about biblical soteriology. It examines, organizes, and affirms the biblical concept of salvation. The volume begins with a study of the Old Testament meaning of salvation. It then looks at New Testament books, exploring the literary forms surrounding the message of salvation and analyzes the nuances given to the salvation concept.
“The Church in the Epistles,” by M. Robert Mulholland, Jr.
“A Survey of Western Ecclesiology to about 1700,” by Paul M. Bassett
“The Concept of the Church in the Nineteenth-Century Holiness Revival,” by Melvin E. Dieter
“Salvation and the Church: The Ecclesiology of John Wesley,” by Clarence Bence
“The Marks of the Church in the Theology of John Wesley,” by Daniel N. Berg
“Separation or Unity? Sanctification and Love in Wesley’s Doctrine of the Church,” by David L. Cubie
“The Contemporary Church as ‘Holy Community’: Call to Corporate Character and Life,” by Donald M. Joy
“The Layperson as Minister: A Call for a New Theology of Laity,” by James Garlow
“The Church: Its Mission and Message,” by Everett E. Richey
Melvin E. Dieter is a former provost of Asbury Theological Seminary.
Daniel N. Berg is pastor at the Open Door Congregational United Church of Christ.
The Spirit and the New Age: An Inquiry into the Holy Spirit and Last Things from a Biblical Theological Perspective
Editor: Alex R. G. Deasley and R. Larry Shelton
Publisher: Warner Press
Publication Date: 1986
The Spirit and the New Age provides a biblical and historical treatment of the Holy Spirit. It studies pneumatology’s development and foundations in various biblical narratives and historical periods and movements. It also analyzes eschatology’s biblical and historical foundation, and examines the implications these doctrines have in the modern day.
“The Spirit of God in the Old Testament,” by Bruce Baloian and John E. Hartley