Conclusion: Nathan A. Finn

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Theology in the Modern Era: Malcom B. Yarnell III on Eschatology

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Theology in the Modern Era: Jeremy M. Kimble on The Church

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Theology in the Modern Era: Owen Strachan on The Holy Spirit and Salvation

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Theology in the Modern Era: Matthew J. Hall on The Trinity and Jesus Christ

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Theology in the Modern Era: John Mark Yeats on Creation and Humanity

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Theology in the Modern Era: Nathan A. Finn on Scripture and Authority

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Theology in the Reformation Era: Jason G. Duesing on The Church

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Theology in the Reformation Era: Stephen Brett Eccher on Salvation

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Theology in the Reformation Era: Matthew Barrett on Scripture

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Theology in the Medieval Era: William M. Marsh on Scripture and Tradition

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Theology in the Medieval Era: W. Madison Grace II on Salvation

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Theology in the Medieval Era: Zachary M. Bowden on the Church

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Theology in the Patristic Era: Coleman M. Ford on Salvation

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Theology in the Patristic Era: Stephen O. Presley on Scripture and Tradition

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Theology in the Patristic Era: R. Lucas Stamps on The Trinity

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Theology in the Patristic Era: Steven A. McKinion on Jesus Christ

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The Most Important Directive I Learned in College & Seminary

Last year around this time, I preached a message in Midwestern Chapel that I called ‘The Most Important Diagnosis I Learned in College & Seminary,” which followed by 2019 message, “The Most Important Discovery,” 2018’s “The Most Important Discipline,” and 2017’s The Most Important Doctrine.” This year, I returned to this theme with “The Most Important …

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Extraordinary Prayer, A Good Way to Study the Modern Era

During his final years in Northampton, Massachusetts, Jonathan Edwards received an invitation from Scotland to participate in a Concert of Prayer as a “means” of rejuvenating the revivals. Edwards had already come to think of prayer as an appropriate conduit for advancing the awakenings and in response he published in 1748, sermons on Zechariah 8:20-22 …

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Creeds added to the Bible? Defining and Defending Baptist Confessionalism

This week I presented a paper for the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society that gives a survey of the history of Baptist confessionalism. What follows is an excerpt from that paper. The entire paper will function as the introduction in a new textbook that chronicles the formation of Baptist Confessions from Christian Focus, …

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Martin Luther’s Umbrella, A Good Place for Reformation Studies

In 1536, Martin Luther published his Disputation Concerning Justification, a series of statements concerning Romans 3:28: For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law. From Luther’s Disputation, one passage he uses to describe the beauty of the believer’s standing before God lingers in my mind: a simple image …

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On the third day He rose again — A Sonnet for Easter

In the mornings this year I’ve been re-reading a fourth century masterpiece.  While Athanasius’s On the Incarnation is remarkable, it was C. S. Lewis who termed it a ‘masterpiece’ in his famous introduction to a new English translation of Athanasius’s work.  As I read through the chapters of De Incarnatione Verbi Dei, I started summarizing each of the …

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For us, and our salvation, He came down—Starting 2020 with a Sonnet

For the last five weeks I’ve been re-reading a fourth century masterpiece. While Athanasius’s On the Incarnation is remarkable, it was C. S. Lewis who termed it a ‘masterpiece’ in his famous introduction to a new English translation of Athanasius’s work. As I read through the first three chapters of De Incarnatione Verbi Dei, I …

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Latest CV

ABOUT Jason G. Duesing LATEST BOOKS, ARTICLES, & REVIEWS 2021 Co-Editor & Contributor, Historical Theology for the Church (B&H Academic, February 2021). “The Lord’s Remembrancer,” For the Church, February 25, 2021.  General Editor, The Lost Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon, Vol. 5. (B&H Academic, April 2021). “William Carey: Keeping the Grand End in View,” Midwestern Magazine, Spring 2021.  …

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Mere Hope

Life in an Age of Cynicism How are Christians to live in such difficult times? Unique of all people, Christians are called to embrace a hopeful outlook on life. Mere Hope offers the core, Christ-centered perspective that all Christians share, and that Christians alone have to offer a world filled with frustration, pain, and disappointment. …

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Prayer, Missions, and The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia

During his final years in Northampton, Massachusetts, Jonathan Edwards received an invitation from Scotland to participate in a Concert of Prayer as a “means” of rejuvenating the revivals. As Chris Chun deftly explains, Edwards had already come to think of prayer as an appropriate conduit for advancing the awakenings and in response he published in …

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A Supreme Desire to Please Him: A New Book on Adoniram Judson

Evan Burns has just published a significant and thorough work on the spirituality of pioneer American missionary Adoniram Judson. A Supreme Desire to Please Him is a part of Pickwick’s “Monographs in Baptist History Series” and is delightful and inspiring to read. Sometime ago the author asked if I would write the foreword for his …

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Henry Jessey

Puritan Chaplain, Independent and Baptist Pastor, Millenarian Politician and Prophet Henry Jessey (1601-1663) rose to prominence as pastor of the “Jacob-Lathrop-Jessey church” in Southwark in the early seventeenth-century London during the time when Baptists in England were undergoing their initial formalization. Jessey never married, wrote extensively, played key roles in the English Civil War, and …

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First Freedom

The Beginning and End of Religious Liberty Challenges to religious liberty are increasingly common today as historical Christianity comes into conflict with a new, secular orthodoxy. In this thoroughly revised second edition of First Freedom, leading evangelical scholars present the biblical and historical foundations for religious freedom in America, and address pressing topics such as: …

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Seven Summits in Church History

Augustine. Luther. Calvin. Hubmaier. Edwards. Carey. Henry. Some of the richest spiritual lessons have come to me by way of great biographies. Jason has chosen seven fascinating, critically important figures and distilled some of their most important contributions to our faith and life. It’s a delight to read.  –J.D. Greear, Pastor of The Summit Church, …

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