An Introduction to Reformed Scholasticism supplies a long-standing need in the field of Reformed Scholasticism for a comprehensive introduction to a movement that has proved exceedingly difficult to penetrate. While Reformed thinking if often attached exclusively to Calvin, this text shows the vast expanse of a powerful intellectual tradition that has been developed by many thinkers over the last five centuries.
Although scholarly-technical studies abound and interest in the subject areas continues to rise, until the appearance of this work by Willem van Asselt and his colleagues, students of history have lacked a concise guide to help them navigate the deeply challenging historical and conceptual waters of Reformed Scholasticism.
This book, mostly composed by William J. Van Asselt, also draws in various experts on different aspects of Reformed Scholasticism and to carefully define the phenomena of scholasticism and orthodoxy while noting the most significant thinkers together with the various trajectories of thought.
Introduction to Reformed Scholasticism also contains extensive references to relevant secondary scholarship, and thus paves the way for further study if reader's so choose. This book will make an excellent text for any course in post-Reformation/modern theological studies, and will supplement any study of Reformed theology or the history of the Reformed movement nicely.