C I Scofield: The Man, The Myth

Released 2011


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C. I Scofield (1843-1921) died ninety years ago. Yet even today his name remains well-known and highly influential among evangelical Christians. Though C. I. Scofield was a Presbyterian, most fundamentalist Baptists today claim him as their own. In fact, they are more acquainted with C. I. Scofield the Presbyterian than C. H. Spurgeon (1834-92) the great Baptist preacher of the same general era.Even if people do not know his name, however, the dispensational theology he helped promote is deeply ingrained in the way they read and understand the Bible. His Scofield Reference Bible is one of the most influential publications in the modern church Scofield gained a reputation for being a theologian of unquestioned orthodoxy, dazzling originality, and incredible profundity. But was he really orthodox? Were his notes in the Scofield Reference Bible original? Could he possibly have been more confused than profound? Join David Lutzweiler, author of The Praise of Folly: The Enigmatic Life & Theology of C. I. Scofield, for this nearly two hour production C. I. Scofield: The Man, the Myth.David Lutzweiler is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute (1956) and Wheaton College (B.A. in Bible and Theology, 1960). He served on the editorial staff of The Alliance Witness, official organ of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, from 1962 to 1964, at the invitation of Dr. A. W. Tozer. From 1964-72 he was Administrative Assistant to Dr. Spiros Zodhiates at AMG International. He also serves on the advisory board for www.NiceneCouncil.com.moreless

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