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Michael Horton's Lectures on Systematic Theology

As you may know, Mike is working on a one-volume Systematic Theology, to be published next year by Zondervan.  Mike's been lecturing on his forthcoming work in the adult education classes at Michael's home church (Christ United Reformed Church, in Santee, California).

You can find these lectures here:  Click here: Adult Bible Class Audio from Christ United Reformed Church - Santee


Reader Comments (9)

This is great news. Thanks for posting the lectures. I am looking forward to the book.
April 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSteve D.
Wow. 13 lectures on the Prolegomena. How many lectures will it take for him to complete the entire introduction? I suppose I will get to read the book before he finishes the lectures. =)
April 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSteve D.
Can anything good come from Zondervan? I guess it can! Can't wait to add to my collection.

Thanks for the heads up.
April 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJoe
Wow! Really looking forward to Dr. Horton's Systematic Theology!
April 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBrian Davilla
I actually just discouvered Michael Horton and the White Horse Inn by accident via podcast about 7 weeks ago more or less. I already have for the intention of buying all his books over time and study with him after my degree in french and classics here at the Université Laval in Québec city in California do get my MA then hopefully do a phd at the Free university or in France though I could settle to do in the states for financial reasons. One reason I look forward to buying this systematic theology is because finally the reformed community will have an updated Berkhof with out the charismatic-baptist baggage of Wayne Grudam (not that the baptist part is sooo horrible) but as far as I can think Horton and I subscribe to the same confessions and while of course in our minds there maybe certain emphesies we differ on; there are no real substantive distances. A Welcome edition! I just hope it is published asap!
April 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergrigs
Yeah, I too would welcome view of systematic theology from someone I could rely on for a sane view of it, like Horton. I've been particularly perturbed ever since my wife shoved her latest copy of CT in front of me opened to an article by Skye Jehtani, with "Insights from Scot McKnight," about how NOT to read the Bible, number 4 of which was entitled "The Systematic Theology Approach." This article went on to read,

"...Some people perceive the Bible as a giant puzzle. God, they contend, has scattered facts throughout the scriptures. These snippets of truth need to be located and organized into categories. Finally, the pieces are assembled into a systematic theology without ambiguity that explains God, humanity, creation, and history. But, like the Rorschach approach [Biblicism], the puzzlers run the risk of assembling a theology that comfortably fits their expectations...The fatal error in this approach, says McKnight, is that large portions of Scripture are never included because they simply do not fit into our neat categories. He encourages us to examine the theologies of major church traditions - Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran, Reformed, Baptist, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, and so on. We will find that each one highlights important and true biblical ideas. But, says MdKnight, 'You will also see that each one de-emphasizes or even ignores something important to the other groups .... No one's puzzle is perfect.'..."

Well I'm glad that Mr. McKnight saw fit to find fault with all of those denominations in the way they interpret Scripture, but as a Lutheran I beg to differ with his 'pick-and-choose ' accusation and, unlike his Biblicistic recommendation, I think we tend to incorporate the whole of Scripture, interpreting it the way it was meant to be understood. The one church body who excels in this regard is the Reformed and that's why I look forward to Dr. Horton's book.
April 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge
To George,

McKnight's comments got me stirred up.

All one needs do is check out the current state of Christianity in America and Europe to see the results of a disdain for dogmatics. McKnight is about 100 years too late. The 'protestant' (term used loosely) church as a whole has long ago abandoned systematic theology.

The fatal error is not categorising biblical truth, but abbandoning the idea that God's revelation is knowable and understandable, and not shadowy, ethereal, and mysteriously ambiguous.
April 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJoe
To Grigs,

You may also want to take a look at Robert Reymond's A New Systematic Theology of the Christion Faith. He is a Reformed Presbyterian. I have benefited much from this volume; it is thoroughly and classicly Reformed.

As a Calvinistic Sectarian (Reformed Baptist) who is neither charismatic nor antinomian, I would like to see my kind come up with something.
April 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJoe
I've been told via email inquiry that the publication of Horton's book has been delayed. Do you know anything about this and when the new release date might be? I e-mailed the Modern Reformation editor asking the same question and got no reply.
Zondervan confirmed that it is not coming out this spring as had been previously announced.
February 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMark Denning

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