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By David P. Smith

B. B. Warfield, the "Lion of Princeton," might be America's such a lot prolific and preeminent biblical and theological pupil, and but he has been principally misunderstood and misrepresented. during this landmark paintings, David Smith penetrates to the defining gains of Warfield's concept and is helping us comprehend its progressive personality. Warfield's detractors have maligned his concept as static and beholden to an outmoded epistemology, but Smith debunks this delusion. positioned inside of his historic context, we find Warfield expressing the natural and dynamic nature of fact, overcoming the subject-object hindrance that plagues Western epistemological rationalism and mysticism, and throughout his explaining the doctrinal procedure warranted via the Bible. Theological scholarship and American church historiography should reckon with this clean and much-needed apologetic on America's preeminent apologist.

"Smith's research of Warfield's belief of theological technology provides a powerful problem to the normal interpretation of the Princeton brain. daring, really appropriate, and compelling, Smith establishes that Warfield was once a thoroughgoing Calvinist who famous that fact is 'organic and unified,' and in so doing dismantles what has turn out to be often called the Ahlstrom thesis. This e-book is a crucial addition to the literature reassessing where of previous Princeton within the historical past of yankee Evangelicalism."
-Paul Kjoss Helseth
author of "Right cause" and the Princeton brain: An Unorthodox Proposal

"For too lengthy students have complicated the wrong thought that Warfield's theology and/or theological technique resulted from his earlier commitments to Scottish good judgment Realism. due to David Smith's paintings, we may possibly now pronounce that thesis lifeless. David presents the main thorough research of Warfield's theological method to be had, and that i doubt his dismantling of the intended SCSR connection will ever be responded. He has learn Warfield good, and he has set the list immediately. Many thanks!"
-Fred G. Zaspel
author of The Theology of B. B. Warfield: a scientific Summary

"Warfield believed within the unitary nature of fact: for that reason, he rejected the fact/value dichotomy, affirmed either the target and subjective in his epistemology, and, delicate to background and the coordination of philosophy and theology, considered apologetics as a associate of evangelism and vital to Christian discipleship. David Smith's exceptional paintings is recommended to the analyzing public within the demonstration of those assertions."
-Alan D. Strange
Asociate Professor of Church History
Mid-America Reformed Seminary

David P. Smith, MDiv (Covenant Seminary), PhD (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), is Pastor of Covenant Fellowship ARP Church in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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