by R. L. Dabney Syllabus and Notes of the Course of Systematic and Polemic Theology Taught In Chapter Revealed Theology: God and His Attributes. This SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY is written from the reformed perspective by a man whom A.A. Hodge considered the best theologian in the United States in his. Robert Lewis Dabney (March 5, – January 3, ) was an American Christian Systematic Theology (); Sensualistic Philosophy of the Nineteenth.

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Wikisource has original works written by or about: Fifty-fourth General Assembly report. Dabney, whose wife was a third cousin to Stonewall Jackson’s wife, participated in the Civil War: This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat National Register of Historic Places. A Systemagic Presbyterian Life. He is considered a distinguished son of Providence Presbyterian Church.

London and Thology York: Lucas, Sean Michael He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts degree inand received a master’s degree from the University of Virginia in He rejected “the Yankee theory of popular state education” and democratic government itself, which interfered with the liberty of the South.

He was co-pastor, with his brother-in-law B.

See also the review by Iain D Campbell. The Presbyterian Committee of Publication.

Systematic Theology (Dabney)

They were both CalvinistOld School Presbyteriansand social conservatives. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. He was also chief of staff and biographer to Stonewall Jackson. Sketch of the Dabneys of Virginia, with some of their family records. Byfailing health compelled him to retire from active life, although he still lectured occasionally. Studies in Southern Presbyterian Theology.


They were married on March 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Robert Lewis Dabney. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in From tohe was professor of ecclesiastical history and polity and from to adjunct professor of systematic theology in Union Theological Seminary, where he later became full professor of systematics. Slavery is a man-made institution, a sinful one at that, and it is rightfully abolished altogether.

Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Chicago, Press of S. Jackson, Samuel Macauley, ed. Social life in the Old South. The Neale Publishing Company, pp.

Also expanded later into five volumes, with the fifth volume consisting of selected shorter works, edited by J. Varner, published by Sprinkle Publications in National Register of Historic Places: Some conservative Presbyterians, particularly within the Presbyterian Church in America and the Orthodox Presbyterian Churchstill value their theological writings, although both these churches have repudiated Dabney’s and Thornwell’s beliefs on race and support of Antebellum slavery.

Johnson, Thomas Cary Smith, of the Hampden-Sydney College Church toalso serving Hampden-Sydney College in a professorial capacity on occasions of vacancies in its faculty. They had six sons together, three of whom died in childhood from diphtheria two inthe other in Dabney’s designs for the Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church and for two other churches in Virginia are credited with influencing church architecture in Virginia.


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He hteology as a missionary in Louisa County, Virginiafrom to and pastor at Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church from tobeing also head master of a classical school for a portion of this time. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Robert Lewis Dabney was born on March 5, White, Henry Alexander Dabney,” The Systemtaic, Vol. In the s, he wrote that it was unjust to tax “oppressed” white people to provide “pretended education to the brats of black paupers”.

Views Read Edit View history. Dabney defended the biblical “righteousness” of slavery, and opposed public schools.

Inhe was appointed professor of mental and moral philosophy in the University of Texas. His biography of Jackson remains in print today. Any statements in [Thomas Cary Johnson’s History of the Southern Presbyterian Church ] in support of the institution of slavery or in support of racial supremacy should be clearly and obviously understood to be rejected by the Presbyterian Church in America, by the PCA Historical Center, and by the Center’s director.