Scofield, C I – In Many Pulpits

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Cyrus Ingerson Scofield was an American theologian, minister and writer. He was born in Lenawee County, Michigan, but during the American Civil War he served for a year as a private in the 7th Tennessee Infantry, C.S.A.. By 1866 he was in St. Louis, Missouri working in his brother-in-law's law office. Admitted to the Kansas bar in 1869, he was elected to the Kansas legislature as a Republican in 1871 and 1872 and was appointed U.S. attorney for the district of Kansas.

After his conversion to evangelical Christianity in 1879, Scofield assisted in the St. Louis campaign conducted by Dwight L. Moody and served as the secretary of the St. Louis YMCA. Significantly, Scofield came under the mentorship of James H. Brookes, pastor of Walnut Street Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, a prominent dispensationalist premillennialist.

Scofield's correspondence Bible study course was the basis for his Reference Bible, an annotated, and widely circulated, study Bible first published in 1909 by Oxford University Press. Scofield's notes teach dispensationalism, a theology that was in part conceived in the early nineteenth century by the Anglo-Irish John Nelson Darby, who like Scofield had also been trained as a lawyer.

Scofield died at his home in Douglaston, Long Island, in 1921.

Content of In Many Pulpits
1. The Best of All Good Resolutions
2. Waiting on the Lord
3. The Deity of Jesus Christ
4. The Most important question ever asked.
5. Man a Three-fold Being
6. The Unrecognized Christ
7. Is Life worth living?
8. By Grace through Faith
9. Barabbas or Christ
10. The Demon of Worry
11. Prayer
12. Who is my Neighbor?
13. The God of Jacob
14. Song or Echo--Which?
15. Did Jesus Rise?
16. The Bible
17. Quo Vadis?
18. The Test of True Spirituality
19. Serving Christ
20. Out of Bondage
21. The Mystery of Godliness
22. Glorying in the Cross
23. The Heavenly Pattern
24. Compensating Visions
25. Busy about the Wrong Thing
26. Joy
27. The Loveliness of Christ