The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

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  • Copyright: 2019-11-12
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

David Fergusson, Professor of Divinity, University of Edinburgh,Mark Elliott, Professor of Historical and Biblical Theology, University of St Andrews

David Fergusson is Professor of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the British Academy. His publications include The Providence of God: A Polyphonic Approach (2018) and Faith and Its Critics: A Conversation (2009).

Mark W. Elliott is Professor of Historical and Biblical Theology at the University of St Andrews at St Mary's College, School of Divinity. Glaswegian by birth, he was further educated at Oxford, Aberdeen and Cambridge, where he wrote a PhD on The Song of Songs and Christology in the Early Church. Before St Andrews he taught at Nottingham University and Liverpool Hope. His main focus is the relationship between biblical exegesis and Christian doctrine, both ancient and modern, but has a particular interest in Scottish theology in its international context.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
1. The Significance of the Westminster Confession, Donald Macleod
2. Between Orthodoxy and Enlightenment: Blackwell, Halyburton, and Riccaltoun, Paul Helm
3. Jonathan Edwards and his Scottish Contemporaries, Jonathan Yaeger
4. Early Enlightenment Shifts: Simson, Campbell, and Leechman, Christian Maurer
5. Philosophy and Theology in the Mid-Eighteenth Century, Thomas Ahnert
6. Moderate Theology and Preaching, c.1750-1800, Stewart J. Brown
7. Eighteenth-Century Evangelicalism, John McIntosh
8. Reformed Theology in Gaelic Women's Poetry and Song, Anne MacLeod Hill
9. Literate Piety: John Witherspoon and James McCosh, James Foster
10. Dissenting Theology from the 1720s to the 1840s, David Bebbington
11. The Influence of the Scots Colleges in Paris, Rome and Spain, Tom McInally
12. Catholic Thought in the Late-Eighteenth Century: George Hay and John Geddes, Raymond McCluskey
13. Natural and Revealed Theology in Hill and Chalmers, Mark Elliott
14. Theology, Slavery, and Abolition 1756-1848, Iain Whyte
15. Scottish Literature in a Time of Change, Ian Campbell
16. The Calvinist Paradox in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Literature, Alison M. Jack
17. New Trends: Erskine of Linlathen, Irving, and McLeod Campbell, Andrew Purves
18. Free Church Theology 1843-1900: Disruption Fathers and Believing Critics, Michael Brautigam
19. Episcopalian Theology 1689-c.1900, Rowan Strong
20. Scottish Theology in Nineteenth-Century Ireland, Andrew R. Holmes
21. Hume amongst the Theologians, David Fergusson
22. The Borthwick Sisters: Experiential Theology and Hymnody in the Nineteenth-Century Free Church, Frances M. Henderson
23. The Liturgical Revolution: Prayers, Hymns, and Stained Glass, Bryan Spinks
24. Biblical Criticism in the Nineteenth-Century: Alexander Geddes to William Robertson Smith, William Johnstone
25. As Open as Possible: Presbyterian Modernity in Scotland's Long Nineteenth Century, Will Storrar
26. The Secession and United Presbyterian Churches, Eric G. McKimmon
27. Extra-Terrestrials and the Heavens in Nineteenth-Century Theology, Colin Kidd
28. The Reception of Darwin, David Fergusson
29. Liberal, Broad Church, and Reforming Influences in the Late-Nineteenth Century, Finlay Macdonald

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