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Jonathan Master (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of theology and dean of the School of Divinity at Cairn University. He is also director of Cairn’s Center for University Studies. Dr. Master serves as executive editor of Place for Truth and is co-chair of the Princeton Regional Conference on Reformed Theology.

Article by Jonathan Master

Distinctions Between Systematic and Biblical Theology

August 3, 2015 •

Today Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. David F. Wells, Distinguished Research Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Wells has written many books, including No Place for Truth: Or Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology? and God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-Love of God Reorients Our World. He stops by to talk with Jonathan about the distinction between Systematic Theology and Biblical Theology.

Just for listening, the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals would like to give you a free resource. An MP3 of Richard B. Gaffin's lecture entitled "The Vitality of Reformed Systematic Theology" is free to download. Go to to download your free MP3!

Theology on the Go is a brief conversation on eternal truths with Jonathan Master, Executive Editor of, a voice of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. Each program features a pastor/theologian discussing key biblical doctrines in thoughtful and accessible ways. Theology on the Go will help you better understand the finer points of theology, while showing how relevant and important theology truly is for Christians today.

Dr. Wells' Books mentioned in the program:

No Place for Truth: Or Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology?

God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams

Losing Our Virtue: Why the Church Must Recover Its Moral Vision

The Courage to be Protestant: Truth-lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World

God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-Love of God Reorients Our World

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