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Abstract of Systematic Theology

Abstract of Systematic Theology


Rev. James Petigru Boyce, D.D., LL. D.,

Joseph-Emerson-Brown Professor of Systematic Theology

in The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

First published in 1887


To the



President of the

Board of Trustees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary,


this book is respectfully dedicated, as a token of high personal esteem, and in recognition of his deep interest in the cause of education, and especially of the theological education of the Christian ministry; as evinced, among other generous gifts, by his endowment in The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary of the Chair of Systematic Theology, with which the author is officially connected.



Chapter 1 The Science of Theology

Chapter 2 The Being of God

Chapter 3 Reason and Revelation

Chapter 4 The Unity of God

Chapter 5 Spirituality of God

Chapter 6 Divine Attributes

Chapter 7 The Immutability of God

Chapter 8 The Power of God

Chapter 9 The Knowledge of God

Chapter 10 Holiness, Goodness, Love, and Truth

Chapter 11 Justice of God

Chapter 12 The Will of God

Chapter 13 The Decrees of God

Chapter 14 The Trinity

Chapter 15 Personal Relations in the Trinity

Chapter 16 Outward Relations of the Trinity

Chapter 17 Creation

Chapter 18 Creation of Angels

Chapter 19 Fallen Angels

Chapter 20 Creation of Man

Chapter 21 Providence

Chapter 22 The Fall of Man

Chapter 23 The Effects of the Sin of Adam

Chapter 24 The Headship of Adam

Chapter 25 Christ in the Old Testament

Chapter 26 The Person of Christ

Chapter 27 The Offices of Christ

Chapter 28 The Atonement of Christ

Chapter 29 Election

Chapter 30 Reprobation

Chapter 31 Outward and Effectual Calling

Chapter 32 Regeneration and Conversion

Chapter 33 Repentance

Chapter 34 Faith

Chapter 35 Justification

Chapter 36 Adoption

Chapter 37 Sanctification

Chapter 38 Final Perseverance of the Saints

Chapter 39 Death and the Soul’s Immortality

Chapter 40 Christ’s Second Coming and the Resurrection

Chapter 41 The Final Judgement

Chapter 42 The Final States of the Righteous and the Wicked


Rev. James Petigru Boyce, D.D., LL. D.,–Abstract of Systematic Theology–First published in 1887 

  1. November 27, 2013 at 7:15 am

    Reblogged this on My Delight and My Counsellors.

  2. November 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    I love systematic theology

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