New Book on 17th Century Doctrinal Controversies

Dr. Haykin and Mark Jones have co-edited a volume dedicated to the examination of various doctrinal controversies in the seventeenth century, Drawn into Controversie: Reformed Theological Diversity and Debates Within Seventeenth-Century British Puritanism (Reformed Historical Theology, vol.17; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011). The Table of Contents and an extract are available from the publisher here. Google Books also has a free preview of the book. It also available for sale on

Table of Contents

1. Diversity in the Reformed Tradition:  A Historiographical Introduction—Richard A. Muller

2.The Imputation of the Active Obedience of Christ at the Westminster Assembly—Alan D. Strange

3. October 1643: The Dissenting Brethren and the προτον δεκτικόν—Hunter Powell

4. Millennialism—Crawford Gribben

5. Lapsarian Diversity at the Synod of Dort—J.V. Fesko

6. The Extent of the Atonement: English Hypothetical Universalism versus Particular Redemption—Jonathan D. Moore

7.Adam’s Reward: Heaven or Earth?—Mark A. Herzer

8. The “Old” Covenant—Mark Jones

9. The Necessity of the Atonement—Carl R. Trueman

10. “That Error and Pillar of Antinomianism”: Eternal Justification—Robert J. McKelvey

11. The Assurance Debate: Six Key Questions—Joel R. Beeke

12. Particular Baptist Debates about Communion and Hymn-Singing—Michael A.G. Haykin & C. Jeffrey Robinson

Posted by Steve Weaver, Research Assistant to the Director of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies, Dr. Michael A.G. Haykin.