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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Any statements in [Thomas Cary Johnson’s History of the Southern Presbyterian Church ] in support of the institution of slavery or in systejatic 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.

Wikisource has original works written by or about: National Register of Historic Places. Dabney defended the biblical “righteousness” of slavery, and opposed public schools. Systemaric conservative Presbyterians, particularly within the Presbyterian Church in America and systemtic 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. In the s, he wrote that it was unjust to tax “oppressed” white people to provide “pretended education to the brats of black paupers”.


Fifty-fourth General Assembly report. Sketch of the Dabneys of Virginia, with some of their family records.

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He is considered a distinguished son of Providence Presbyterian Church. Jackson, Samuel Macauley, ed. The Neale Publishing Company, pp. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Robert Lewis Dabney.

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Varner, published by Sprinkle Publications in Lucas, Sean Michael White, Henry Alexander Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This dabeny was last edited on 25 Decemberat 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 was co-pastor, with his brother-in-law B.

Robert Lewis Dabney was born on March 5, His biography of Jackson remains in print today. Social life in the Old South. Byfailing health compelled him to retire from active life, although he still lectured occasionally. 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.

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Also expanded later into five volumes, with the fifth volume consisting of selected shorter works, edited by J. They were both CalvinistOld School Presbyteriansand social conservatives. They were married on March 28, Virginia Department of Historic Resources. He was also chief of staff and biographer to Stonewall Jackson.

London and New York: Chicago, Press of S. Smith, of the Hampden-Sydney College Church toalso serving Hampden-Sydney College in a professorial capacity on occasions of vacancies in its faculty. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary 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.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Dabney,” The Kaleidoscope, Vol. 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.

National Register of Historic Places: Johnson, Thomas Cary He rejected “the Yankee theory of popular state education” and democratic government itself, which interfered with the liberty of the South. A Southern Presbyterian Life. They had six sons together, three of whom died in childhood from diphtheria two inthe other in Inthwology was appointed professor of mental and moral philosophy in the University of Texas.

See also the review by Iain D Campbell. Dabney, whose wife was a third cousin to Stonewall Jackson’s wife, participated in the Civil War: Slavery is a man-made institution, a sinful one at that, and it is theplogy abolished altogether. Studies in Southern Presbyterian Theology.