The Complete List of Dr David Allen’s Chapter-by-Chapter Review of From Heaven He Came and Sought Her

, posted by AndrewH

Below is the Complete List of links to Dr David Allen’s Chapter-by-Chapter Review of From Heaven He Came and Sought Her (2013), a book which has been touted by some as the “definitive” scholarly word on definite (limited) atonement.

[Note: This post has been updated to include links to PDF versions of each review.  This material is used by express permission of the author. These reviews were originally posted at http://drdavidlallen.com/, and can also be found, with slight revisions, in David Allen, The Extent of the Atonement: A Historical and Critical Review, B&H Academic (2016), at pages 657-763.]

 

Reviews (PDF links):

Introduction: Review of “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective” – Part 1 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 1

Chapter 1: “Sacred Theology and the Reading of the Divine Word” — Review of “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective” – Part 2 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 2

 

Definite Atonement in Church History

Chapter 2: Michael Haykin, “We Trust in the Saving Blood: Definite Atonement in the Ancient Church,” — Review of “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective” – Part 3 –  REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 3

Chapter 3: David S. Hogg, “Sufficient for All, Efficient for Some: Definite Atonement in the Medieval Church,” — Review of “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective” – Part 4 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 4

Chapter 4: Paul Helm, “Calvin, Indefinite Language, and Definite Atonement” — Review of “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective” – Part 5 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 5

Chapter 5: Part 6: Note: Raymond Blacketer, “Blaming Beza: The Development of Definite Atonement in the Reformed Tradition,” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 6

Chapter 6: Review – Lee Gatiss, “The Synod of Dort and Definite Atonement,” From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – Part 7 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 7

Chapter 7: Review Part 8 – From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – Amar Djaballah on Amyraut – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 8

Chapter 8: Carl Trueman on John Owen, the Covenant of Redemption, and Definite Atonement – Review 9, From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 9

 

Definite Atonement in the Bible

Chapter 9: Review of Williamson, “Election, Atonement, and Intercession in the Pentateuch” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – Part 10 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 10

Chapter 10: Isaiah 53 and Limited Atonement – Review of Motyer’s chapter in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – Part 11 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 11

Chapter 11: Is the Atonement Limited in the Synoptics and John? Review of Harmon’s Chapter in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – Part 12 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 12

Chapter 12: Does Paul Teach Limited Atonement? Review of Gibson’s Chapter 12 in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 13

Chapter 13: Review of Jonathan Gibson’s Chapter on Pauline Soteriology and Limited Atonement in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 14

Chapter 14: Review of Schreiner’s Chapter “Problematic Texts for Definite Atonement in the Pastoral and General Epistles” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 15

 

III. Definite Atonement in Theological Perspective

Chapter 15: Review – Donald Macleod, “Definite Atonement and the Divine Decree,” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 16

Chapter 16: Limited Atonement & The Trinity – Review of Letham’s Chapter in “From Heaven He Came & Sought Her” – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 17

Chapter 17: Does Penal Substitution Entail Limited Atonement? Review of Williams’ Chapter 17 in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 18

Chapter 18: Limited Atonement & the Double Payment Argument – Review of Williams’ Chapter in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 19

Chapter 19: Review of Wellum’s Chapter “The New Covenant Work of Christ” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 20

Chapter 20: Review of Henri Blocher, Chapter 20, “Systematic Theology of Definite Atonement” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 21

 

Definite Atonement in Pastoral Practice

Chapter 21: Review of Daniel Strange’s Chapter on Those Who Never Hear the Gospel in “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her” – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 22

Chapter 22: Review of Sinclair Ferguson’s Chapter on Limited Atonement & Assurance in “From Heaven He Came & Sought Her” – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 23

Chapter 23, part 1: Review of John Piper’s Chapter in “From Heaven He Came & Sought Her,” Part 1 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 24

Chapter 23, part 2: Review of John Piper’s Chapter in “From Heaven He Came & Sought Her” – Part 2 – REVIEW OF FROM HEAVEN HE CAME AND SOUGHT HER – Part 25