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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Syllabus and notes of the course of systematic and polemic theology

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. Dabney’s designs for the Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church and for daney other churches in Virginia are credited with influencing church architecture in Virginia.

They were both CalvinistOld School Presbyteriansand social conservatives. Varner, published by Sprinkle Publications in Johnson, Thomas Cary Fifty-fourth General Assembly report. A Southern Presbyterian Life. Systemztic biography of Jackson remains in print today.

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Dabney,” The Kaleidoscope, Vol. White, Henry Alexander National Register of Historic Places: Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

He was also chief of staff and biographer to Stonewall Jackson. He is considered a distinguished son of Providence Presbyterian Church. Byfailing health compelled him to retire from active life, although he still lectured occasionally.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Robert Lewis Dabney. Chicago, Press of S. They had six sons together, three of whom died in childhood from diphtheria two inthe other in Studies in Southern Presbyterian Theology.

Smith, of the Hampden-Sydney College Church toalso serving Hampden-Sydney College in a professorial capacity on occasions of vacancies in its faculty. Slavery is a man-made institution, a sinful one at that, and it is rightfully abolished altogether. The Presbyterian Committee of Publication. He was co-pastor, with his brother-in-law B. Robert Lewis Dabney was born on March 5, Dabney, whose wife was a third cousin to Stonewall Jackson’s wife, participated in the Civil War: Lucas, Sean Michael Social life in the Old South.

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Robert Lewis Dabney

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. National Register of Historic Places. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts degree inand received a master’s degree from the University of Virginia in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Life and Letters of Robert Lewis Dabney. Dabney defended the biblical “righteousness” of slavery, and opposed public schools. They were married on March 28, Also expanded later into five volumes, with the fifth volume consisting of selected shorter works, edited by J.

He rejected “the Yankee theory of popular state education” and democratic government itself, which interfered with the liberty of the South. 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.


Wikisource has original works written by or about: Inhe was appointed professor of mental and moral philosophy in the University of Texas. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: See also the review by Iain D Campbell. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in London and New York: In the s, he wrote that it was unjust to tax “oppressed” white people to provide “pretended education to the brats of black paupers”.

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Sketch of the Dabneys of Virginia, with some of their family records. 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. Jackson, Samuel Macauley, ed.

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