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There's no doubting the legacy of Protestant Reformers and their successors. Luther, Calvin, and Wesley not just spawned particular denominational traditions, yet their writings were instrumental in forging a greatly embraced evangelical theology to boot. Ben Witherington wrestles with a few of the tremendous rules of those significant conventional theological platforms (sin, God's sovereignty, prophecy, grace, and the Holy Spirit), asking difficult questions about their biblical foundations. Advocating a go back to Protestantism's sola scriptura roots, Witherington argues that evangelicalism occasionally wrongly assumes a biblical warrant for a few of its extra renowned beliefs.

Witherington pushes the reader to have interaction the bigger tale and plot of the Bible to be able to comprehend the an important theological parts of Protestant trust. The challenge with Evangelical Theology casts modern-day evangelical trust and practice―be it Calvinistic, Wesleyan, Dispensational, or Pentecostal―in the sunshine of its scriptural origins. Witherington deals a accomplished description of evangelical theology whereas simultaneously delivering an insistent corrective to its departures from either culture and textual content.

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