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    • James Petigru Boyce: Southern Baptist soteriology in the Reformed tradition 

      Hollingsworth, Mark Barrington (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2007-12-05)
      This thesis investigates the theology of the leading Southern Baptist theologian of the mid-nineteenth century, James P. Boyce. Chapter 1 examines the history of Reformed soteriology among Baptists to the time of Boyce. ...
    • John Charles Ryle: An Intellectual Biography 

      Rogers, Bennett Wade (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016-01-12)
      This dissertation is an intellectual biography of John Charles Ryle, the first Bishop of Liverpool. Chapter 1 focuses on Ryle’s intellectual, theological, and spiritual formation. Special attention is given to his home, ...
    • John Piper: The Making of a Christian Hedonist 

      Taylor, Justin Gerald (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015-06-18)
      JOHN PIPER: THE MAKING OF A CHRISTIAN HEDONIST Justin Gerald Taylor, Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015 Chair: Dr. Michael A. G. Haykin This dissertation on noted pastor and author John Piper (1946- ...
    • John R. Rice and Evangelism: An Essential Mark of Independent Baptist Fundamentalism 

      Lyon, Matthew Lee (Southern Baptist Theological SeminarySchool of Theology, 2019-05-07)
      ABSTRACT JOHN R. RICE AND EVANGELISM: AN ESSENTIAL MARK OF INDEPENDENT BAPTIST FUNDAMENTALISM Matthew Lee Lyon, Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2019 Chair: Dr. Thomas J. Nettles This ...
    • Jonathan Edwards and Sanctification: The Pursuit of Happiness Found in Union and Obedience 

      Hall, Kevin David (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2017-05-31)
      This research endeavors to answer the question of why the believer should obey, specifically considering the issues of motive and ability. The thesis of this study is that Jonathan Edwards provides the critical missing ...
    • Judgment according to Works in the Epistle to the Romans 

      McFadden, Kevin William (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011-05-16)
      This dissertation examines the meaning and function of the theme of judgment according to works in the epistle to the Romans. It may be summarized with two theses: First, in Romans 1:18-3:20, the judgment motif primarily ...
    • Just Not Enough: Reframing Just Peace in an Era of Persistent Conflict 

      Pottinger, Derek Miles (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016-12-23)
      ABSTRACT JUST NOT ENOUGH: REFRAMING JUST PEACE IN AN ERA OF PERSISTENT CONFLICT Derek M. Pottinger, ThM The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016 Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Mark T. Coppenger Just peace is the proper ...
    • Justification and the Individual in the Wake of the New Perspective on Paul 

      Hassler, Andrew (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011-12-14)
      This dissertation contends that in spite of the increasing trajectory toward a more corporate, covenantal understanding of justification within Pauline scholarship since the emergence of the New Perspective on Paul, there ...
    • Justification in Lukan Theology 

      Barrett, Kyle Scott (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012-12-14)
      This dissertation argues that Luke has a conscious and detectable theology of justification which can be seen explicitly in Luke 18:9-14 but subtly permeates the narrative. After a brief history of research, the dissertation ...
    • Justification One Hundred Years After Paul 

      Arnold, Brian John (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2013-12-31)
      This dissertation seeks to answer the following question: how did the doctrine of justification fare one hundred years after Paul's death (c. AD 165)? The thesis argued is that Paul's view of justification by faith is ...
    • Justifying Revolution: The American Clergy's Argument for Political Resistance, 1763-1783 

      Steward, Gary (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2017-05-31)
      The colonial clergymen who justified political resistance to British authorities from 1763 to 1783 did so in continuity with previous justifications of political resistance found within Reformed Protestantism. Clergymen ...
    • The kingdom in First Corinthians: reevaluating an underestimated Pauline theme 

      Burnette, Samuel Davidson (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016-01-12)
      Despite the fact that scholars regularly overlook the theme of the kingdom in Paul’s letters, the thesis of this work is that the kingdom is a foundational component of God’s saving work in Christ in 1 Corinthians. This ...
    • The Kingdom of God as a Framework for Evangelical Biblical Hermeneutics 

      Patterson, Daniel Lane (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016-01-12)
      ABSTRACT THE KINGDOM OF GOD AS A FRAMEWORK FOR EVANGELICAL BIBLICAL HERMENEUTICS Daniel Lane Patterson, Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015 Chairman: Dr. Russell D. Moore This dissertation explores ...
    • Lament in Romans: Promise, Suffering, and the Cry of Distress 

      Crisler, Channing Leon (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011-05-16)
      This dissertation explores the use of Old Testament lament language in Paul's Letter to the Romans. The overarching thesis is that Paul employs Old Testament Language in order to express the depth of creation's suffering ...
    • The Language of Providence in the Lives of Joseph Stennett and Gilbert Burnet 

      Pellum, Jeremy (Southern Baptist Theological SeminarySchool of Theology, 2018-11-02)
      This dissertation presents Joseph Stennett and Gilbert Burnet as two preachers of providence during and after the Glorious Revolution, arguing that Joseph Stennett used the doctrine of providence in manner consistent with ...
    • Leadership Development Process of Select House Church Networks in North America: A Multi-Case Study 

      Turner, Robert Lee (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011-05-16)
      This dissertation analyzed the leadership development process among four North American house church networks. The study involved leader/trainers and house church leaders within all four networks. The intent of this study ...
    • A Leadership Profile of the Successful Transitional Pastor: A Delphi Study 

      Kramer, Michael A. (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2018-06-07)
      A LEADERSHIP PROFILE OF THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONAL PASTOR: A DELPHI STUDY Michael Austin Kramer, Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2018 Chair: Dr. Michael S. Wilder Over the last fifteen years ...
    • Leadership structures and dynamics in multisite churches: a quantitative study 

      Edwards, James (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016-10-27)
      In spite of the multisite phenomenon’s apparent “success” and effectiveness in fulfilling the Great Commission, there are looming variables related to leadership structures and organizational complexities that have not ...
    • Leadership Style and Listening Practices of IMB Team Leaders: A Correlational Study 

      McCord, Stephen Kearney (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011-05-16)
      Listening is a critical skill for those who lead. Research indicates that leaders significantly influence followers through their listening practices; however the relationship between leadership styles and listening is ...
    • Leadership Style and Teaching Orientation of Pastors of Solo-Pastor SBC Churches 

      Higgins, Victor Anthony (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011-05-16)
      The purpose of this research was to analyze the relationship between the leadership style and teaching orientation of a random sample of pastors of solo-pastor churches in the SBC. The leadership styles that were analyzed ...