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The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man: Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity

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A reprint of the 1822 edition of Witsius's 1677 work explaining the main thinking of covenant theology.
Boxed Set, 959 pages
Published June 28th 1990 by P & R Publishing (first published June 1990)
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Fred Fiterz
Anyone who actually reads has to agree that the old guys were much more clear and concise in their writing than most modern theologians (with a few exceptions, of course). The title of the book pretty much says it all, agreeing with my last statement. Witsius starts of with the Covenants and explains the bible in terms of it's parts. It's really great and informative read. Be careful of which copy you get. I accidentally ordered the one that is a copy of the original print (old English letters ...more
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Foundational. Read before you read most modern treatments. I also find this treatment less icy than the Scottish authors.
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Classic work on Covenant Theology. Important in the development of CT. Excellent reflection upon the work of God in Christ in accomplishing salvation for a fallen people.
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Hermann Witsius (Herman Wits or in Latin Hermannus Witsius) was a Dutch theologian.

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He was born at Enkhuizen. He studied at the University of Groningen, Leiden, and Utrecht. He was ordained in the ministry, becoming the pastor of Westwoud in 1656 and afterwards at Wormer, Goes, and Leeuwarden. He became professor of divinity successively at the University of Franeker in 1675 and at the Universi
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