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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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. Life and Letters of Robert Lewis Dabney.

He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts degree inand received a master’s degree from the University of Virginia in Wikisource has original works written by or about: Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Views Read Edit View history. Dabney, whose wife was a third cousin to Stonewall Jackson’s wife, participated in the Civil War: Sketch of the Dabneys of Virginia, with some of their family records.

Robert Lewis Dabney was born on March 5, He served 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. They were both CalvinistOld School Presbyteriansand social conservatives. Smith, of the Hampden-Sydney College Church toalso serving Hampden-Sydney College in a professorial capacity on occasions of vacancies in its faculty.


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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. He is considered a distinguished son of Providence Presbyterian Church. Social life in the Old South.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Studies in Southern Presbyterian Theology. Lucas, Sean Michael His biography of Jackson remains in print today. The Neale Publishing Company, pp. He was co-pastor, with his brother-in-law B. In the s, he wrote that it was unjust to tax “oppressed” white people to provide “pretended education to the brats of black theoloogy.

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Inhe was appointed professor of mental and moral philosophy in the University of Texas. He rejected “the Yankee theory of popular state education” and democratic government itself, which interfered with the liberty of the South.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. A Southern Presbyterian Life. Also expanded later into five volumes, with the fifth volume consisting of selected shorter works, edited by Theloogy.

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He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in Retrieved from ” https: National Register of Historic Places: See also the review by Iain D Campbell. Byfailing health compelled him to retire from active life, although he still lectured occasionally.


They had six sons together, three of whom died in childhood from diphtheria two inthe other in 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.

National Register of Historic Places. London and New York: Dabney’s designs for the Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Xabney and for two other churches in Virginia are credited with influencing church architecture in Virginia.

Dabney defended the biblical “righteousness” of slavery, and opposed public schools. The Presbyterian Committee of Publication.

Johnson, Thomas Cary Dabney,” The Kaleidoscope, Vol. He was also chief of staff and biographer to Stonewall Jackson.

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Chicago, Press of S. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat Varner, published by Sprinkle Publications in Jackson, Samuel Macauley, ed. White, Henry Alexander They were married on March 28, Fifty-fourth General Assembly report.