The Collected Writings of James Leo Garrett Jr., 1950–2015, Volume Five: Theology, Part II, and Twentieth-Century Christian Leaders

Bibliographic Information: 

Richardson, Wyman Lewis, and Michael F. Kennedy Jr., eds. The Collected Writings of James Leo Garrett Jr., Volume 5: Theology, Part II, and Twentieth-Century Christian Leaders. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2022.

Description
The latest volume in The Collected Writings of James Leo Garrett Jr. collects a number of essays and articles from Dr. Garrett on general theological topics written from 1957 to 1992. These include Dr. Garrett's "What's Happening in Theology Today?" from both 1967 and 1971 as well as his important 1989 essay, "Why Systematic Theology?." The second part of the book includes his many writings on twentieth-century Christian leaders, with three chapters on the work of his mentor, W.T. Conner, as well as chapters on Solzhenitsyn, H.E. Dana, Alister McGrath, Ray Summers, John Newport, David Dockery, and others.

James Leo Garrett Jr. has been called "the last of the gentlemen theologians" and "the dean of Southern Baptist theologians." In The Collected Writings, the reader will find a truly dazzling collection of works that clearly evince the meticulous scholarship, the even-handed treatment, the biblical fidelity, the wide historical breadth, and the honest sincerity that have made the work and person of James Leo Garrett Jr. so esteemed and revered among so many for so long. Spanning sixty-five years and touching on topics from Baptist history, theology, ecclesiology, church history and biography, religious liberty, Roman Catholicism, and the Christian life, The Collected Writings of James Leo Garrett Jr., 1950-2015 will inform and inspire readers regardless of their religious or denominational affiliations.

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Wipf and Stock