Review of Beeke Reformed Literature


It is exactly what it purports to be: an anthology of the best post-Reformation works on the various loci of theology. Each chapter is about 2 1/2 pages and has Beeke’s running commentary on the best (and sometimes those to be avoided).

It’s not a criticism but an observation: the literature on church-state relations per Augustine can’t be complete without a discussion of R. A. Markus and Oliver O’Donovan.

Reading anthologies and commentaries on commentaries is actually quite fun.  This volume is highly recommended.

About J. B. Aitken

Interests include patristics, the role of the soul in the human person, analytic theology, Reformed Scholasticism, Medievalism, Substance Metaphysics
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