Annotated Bibliography -- By: Jonathan Armstrong

Journal: Reformation and Revival
Volume: RAR 06:3 (Summer 1997)
Article: Annotated Bibliography
Author: Jonathan Armstrong

Annotated Bibliography

John H. Armstrong

Allis, Oswald T. Prophecy and the Church. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian & Reformed, 1945. This standard work is built on the covenantal system of interpretation.

Bahnsen, Greg L. Theonomy in Christian Ethics. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian & Reformed, 1977. The definitive presentation of the system known as “theonomy.” It seeks to do serious exegetical work with important texts.

Bahnsen, Greg L. and Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. House Divided: The Breakup of Dispensational Theology. Tyler, Texas: Institute for Christian Economics. 1989. A significant case for the claim regarding the “breakup” of dispensational theological foundations within the evangelical movement.

*Bahnsen, Greg L. and Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., Douglas J. Moo, Wayne G. Strickland and Willem A. Van Gemeren. The Law, the Gospel and the Modern Christian: Five Views. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1993. This is the absolute best overview of the various views of the new covenant and the law in print. If you want to read for yourself the basic approaches, wrestle with their implications and nuances carefully, and draw deductions yourself, study this important volume.

Baker, D. L. Two Testaments: One Bible. Rev. ed. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity, 1991. An important scholarly work which addresses issues related to the hermeneutical concerns regarding the testaments.

Barker, William S. and W Robert Godfrey, eds. Theonomy: A Reformed Critique. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1990. This important book has several valuable essays. It also demonstrates that a consistently Reformed hermeneutical position has a hard time answering the questions raised by theonomy.

Barth, Markus. Israel and the Church. Richmond: John Knox Press, 1969. The son of the famous Karl Barth was himself a noteworthy exegete with more liberal presuppositions regarding the authority of the Holy Scripture.

Bass, Clarence. Backgrounds to Dispensationalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1977. This “older” work is valuable, though the tone is anything but irenic at times.

Belcher, Richard P. Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology. Southbridge, Massachusetts: Crowne Publishing Company (P.O. Box 688, Southbridge, Massachusetts 01550), 1986. A simple introduction that surveys the positions fairly.

Belcher, Richard P. and Richard P. Belcher, Jr. A Layman’s Guide to the Sabbath Question. Southbridge, Massachusetts: Crowne Publishing Company, 1991. A good and w...

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