(For an explanation of this bibliography see the note on the bibliography to chapter 1, p. 38. Complete bibliographical data may be found on pp. 1223-29.) The subject of this chapter has not been treated explicitly in many systematic theologies, but similar material is often covered in the section on the authority of the Word of God: see the bibliography at the end of chapter 4 for that subject.
Sections in Evangelical Systematic Theologies
1. Anglican (Episcopalian)
1882-92 Litton, 9-10
2. Arminian (Wesleyan or Methodist)
1940 Wiley, 1:124-65
1917 Mullins, 137-53
6. Reformed (or Presbyterian)
1861 Heppe, 12-21
1889 Shedd, 1:61-70
Sections in Representative Roman Catholic Systematic Theologies
No explicit treatment.
Kline, Meredith. The Structure of Biblical Authority. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1972.
Kuyper, Abraham. Principles of Sacred Theology. Trans. by J.H. de Vries. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1968, pp. 405-12 (originally published as Encyclopedia of Sacred Theology in 1898).
McDonald, H.D. Theories of Revelation: An Historical Study, 1860-1960. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1979.
_. "Word, Word of God, Word of the Lord." In EDT pp. 1185-88.
Packer, J.I. "Scripture." In NDT pp. 585-87.
Pinnock, C.H. "Revelation." In NDT pp. 585-87.
Vos, Geerhardus. Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1948, pp. 28-55; 321-27.
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