William Perkins (1558-1602) was a master preacher and teacher of Reformed, experiential theology. He left an indelible mark upon the English Puritan movement and his writings were translated into Dutch, German, French, Hungarian, and other European languages. In Faith Working Through Love, a group of twelve scholars mine the depths of Perkins’s works survey the theology of the maestro of English practical theologians.
Topics covered are the Trinity, the work of Christ, the effects of sin and grace, the order of salvation, the experience of salvation, eschatology, ecclesiology, the ministry, Christian conduct, vocation, marriage, and Ramist methodology.
Contributors include Wyatt Graham, Raymond A. Blacketer, Matthew N. Payne, J. V. Fesko, Joel R. Beeke, Matthew Hartline, David M. Barbee, Andrew S. Ballitch, Roger L. Revell, Dee Grimes, J. Stephen Yuille, and Simon Burton.
Table of Contents:
1. The Triune God - Wyatt Graham
2. The Work of Christ - Raymond A. Blacketer
3. Sin, Grace, and Free Will - Matthew N. Payne
4. The Order of Salvation - J. V. Fesko
5. The Experience of Salvation - Joel R. Beeke
6. Eschatological Glory - Matthew Hartline
7. A Peculiar Company of Men: The Nature of the Church - David M. Barbee
8. The Ministry and the Means of Grace - Andrew S. Ballitch
9. The Ethics of Christian Conduct: Law, Liberty, and Case Divinity - Roger L. Revell
10. God’s Imposition: The Nature of Vocation - Dee Grimes
11. The One Flesh Principle - J. Stephen Yuille
12. Reforging the Great Chain of Being: Ramism Reconsidered - Simon Burton