John Gill “On the Eternal Sonship of Christ”

John Gill (1697-1771) was the most prominent baptist theologian of the 18th century. He was born at Kettering, Northamptonshire, received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from the University of Aberdeen, and would go on to succeed another prominent baptist theologian (Benjamin Keach) as pastor of the Strict Baptist church in Horsleydown which later became … Continue reading John Gill “On the Eternal Sonship of Christ”

A. A. Hodge “Outlines of Theology”

Archibald Alexander Hodge was the son of the famous Princeton theologian Charles Hodge and himself a notable systematician. His Outlines of Theology is a modern classic of rigorous, comprehensive, and biblical systematic theology. Charles Spurgeon famously said, "We commend the Outlines of Theology to all who would be well instructed in the faith. It is … Continue reading A. A. Hodge “Outlines of Theology”

J. Gresham Machen, “A Brief Bible History”

This classic work by the founder of Westminster Theological Seminary and New Testament scholar J. Gresham Machen remains one of the most accessible and yet profound introductions to the Scriptures ever written. Taking the reader all the way from creation to consummation, Machen and Boyd open up redemptive history from the pages of Scripture and … Continue reading J. Gresham Machen, “A Brief Bible History”

William G. T. Shedd, “Dogmatic Theology”

William Greenough Thayer Shedd (June 21, 1820 – November 17, 1894), son of the Reverend Marshall Shedd and Eliza Thayer, was an American Presbyterian theologian born in Acton, Massachusetts. Shedd was a high Calvinist and was one of the most notable systematic theologians of the American Presbyterian church. This volume contains all three volumes of … Continue reading William G. T. Shedd, “Dogmatic Theology”

Loraine Boettner, “The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination”

Although most famous for his critique of Catholicism in his book Roman Catholicism, most of Boettner's work concerns topics within Reformed theology. In six sections, his book elaborates upon and defends the "five points" of Calvinism, placing particular stress on the doctrine of predestination. The book's first two sections introduce and define Calvinism's basic doctrines, … Continue reading Loraine Boettner, “The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination”

Buchanan, “The Doctrine of Justification”

The Doctrine of Justification: An Outline of Its History in the Church and of Its Exposition from Scripture is the classic work on the reformed protestant doctrine of justification. As the subtitle suggests, Buchanan traces the doctrine through church history to demonstrate that it was not a protestant invention and then shows conclusively that this … Continue reading Buchanan, “The Doctrine of Justification”