Gospel Faith Elect Owen – John Owen’s work on the Gospel Grounds and the Evidences of the Christian Faith from the perspective of God’s Elect.
Owen, John – Gospel Grounds and Evidences of the Faith of God’s Elect
By John Owen
Gospel Faith Elect Owen
Table of Contents of Gospel Faith Elect Owen
To the reader
Gospel Faith Elect Owen
1. Evidences of the faith of God’s elect
2. The first evidence
3. The second evidence
4. The third evidence
5. The fourth evidence
Index of Scripture References
Index of Pages of the Print Edition
John Owen (1616 – 24 August 1683) was an English Nonconformist church leader, theologian, and academic administrator at the University of Oxford. Brought up a Puritan, he became a non-conformist to the Church of England (Anglican). He was briefly a member of parliament for the University, sitting in the First Protectorate Parliament of 1654 to 1655.
He became pastor at Coggeshall in Essex. His adoption of Congregational principles did not affect his theological position, and in 1647 he again argued against Arminianism in The Death of Death in the Death of Christ, which drew him into long debate with Richard Baxter.
Works of John Owen (2000). On CD-ROM from Ages Software. ISBN5-550-03299-6. Of the Integrity and Purity of the Hebrew and Greek Text of the Scripture; with Considerations on the Prolegomena and Appendix to the Late "Biblia Polyglotta," in vol. IX, The Works of John Owen, ed. Gould, William H, & Quick, Charles W., Philadelphia, PA: Leighton Publications, (1865)
A Brief Declaration and Vindication of the Doctrine of the Trinity, as also of the Person and Satisfaction of Christ (1699) - a refutation of Socinianism, in particular against the teaching of John Biddle.
A number of popular and scholarly analyses of Owen's theology have been published recently, indicating the continued interest in and applicability of his insights. Examples include:
D. Baarssen 'Owen in een Nederlandsch gewaat Enkele opmerkingen over de receptie van geschriften van John Owen (1616–1683) door Alexander Comrie (1706–1774)' in Documentatieblad Nadere Reformatie, 38 (2014) no. 1, p. 27-45. ISSN0165-4349.
J. I. Packer (1994). A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life. ISBN0-89107-819-3. Contains several chapters related to Owen, whom Packer says was one of the three great influences in his life.