Tag: Boettner

Boettner, L. – Limited Atonement

In this 9 chapter work, Boettner (Reformed, Presbyterian) presents us with the doctrine of the limited atonement, i.e. Christ only died for the elect. He first states the doctrine, the examines the infinite value of Christ’s atonement, the limited purpose and application of the atonement, Christ’s work as a perfect fulfillment of the law, a ransom, the divine purpose, and the exclusion of the non-elect.

Boettner Reformed Doctrine Of Predestination

Boettner Reformed Doctrine Of Predestination is a 28 chapter on the Reformed Doctrine of Predestination by Calvinist Loraine Boettner.

Boettner Post Millennialism

In Boettner Post Millennialism this 15 chapter work, Boettner (Presbyterian) examines the doctrine of Postmillennialism. He begins with representative theologians, an introduction, a statement of the doctrine and a chapter on “Inadequate terminology”. He then presents us with another 10 chapters on issues is and around the doctrine, like the world is growing better, the millennium not a perfect or sinless state, the 1000 years as a symbolical figure, principles of interpretation, etc.

Boettner Unconditional Election

In Boettner Unconditional Election this 6 chapter work, Boettner (Reformed, Calvinist) examines election. This is the reformed-Calvinist view of election, that is, that it is unconditional. He first states the doctrine, and then reasons with proofs from Scripture and reason, and then examines faith and good works are the fruits and proof of election, not the basis of election, then he examines reprobation. In the final chapter he examines infralapsarianism and supralapsarianism.

Boettner, L. – Efficacious Grace

In this 8 chapter work by Boettner (Reformed, Presbyterian), he examines common (that being enjoyed by all people). He first looks to the Westminster Confession’s teaching, then the necessity of change, the inward change done by supernatural power, the effect produced in the soul, the sufficienc of Christ’s work — evangelicalism, the Arminian view of Universal Grace, No violation of Man’s free agency, and common Grace.