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Robert J. Dunzweiler
Memorial Library

Robert J. Dunzweiler

Robert J. Dunzweiler
June 12, 1931 - December 17, 1996.

"When I pass on, will all my accumulated knowledge and skills be lost?
... If they will, doesn't that seem like such a great waste?
Or is it possible that after death, these natural and spiritual  abilities and gifts
will somehow be refined and preserved, enhanced and be made complete,
and then pressed into the service of the King?"

-From his autobiographical talk,
Some Thoughts on the Shortness and Uncertainty of Life
delivered August, 1992.


"It was my highest privilege to know Bob Dunzweiler both in the regular classroom and in independent studies. It was there that I met with Professor Dunzweiler one on one and it was there that I saw Christ shining through my teacher in so many ways.

"In Bob, I saw the humility of Christ. A great intellect who spoke clearly, yet simply. Who thought profoundly, but was open to learn, to be taught. Who knew his theology but respected different opinions on secondary matters.

"Through Bob, I saw the discipline of Christ. With precision, his analytical mind poured tirelessly over the Scriptures, searching for the golden nuggets beneath its surface. With care, he sought to present his thoughts cogently, succinctly, without hyperbole or verbosity.

"In Bob, I saw the love of Christ. It was a warm affection in his look, a twinkle of laughter in his eye, the desire to agonize along with his students as they grappled with new concepts and age-old theological controversies.

"There was a tenderness in his heart, and a tear in his eyes as he wondered at the grace of a sovereign Lord, who needed no-one but chose to die for someone -- such a worm as I. It was through you, Bob, that we struggled together with the extent of the atonement, that I learned afresh and anew of God's glorious love."

From the Memorial Service
December 23, 1996

Robert J. Dunzweiler received his theological training at Faith Theological Seminary. Upon graduation he remained on the Seminary faculty for 15 years. In 1971, he was one of the founding faculty of Biblical Theological Seminary where he remained on the faculty until his death in 1996.

From his Autobiographical Talk.

Lord, for tomorrow and its needs I do not pray;
But keep me free from stain of sin just for today.
Let me both diligently work and purely play;
Set thou a seal upon my lips, Just for Today.

Let me in season, Lord, be sad, in season glad;
Let me be quick to do thy will.
And if today my tide of life should ebb away,
Grant me, dear Lord, thy blessing divine.

Lord, for tomorrow and its needs I do not pray,
But guide, and keep, and love me Lord,
Just for Today.


Sybil F. Partridge (1887)

Jesus lives, and so shall I.

Death! Thy sting is gone forever.
He for me hath deigned to die,
Lives, the bands of death to sever.
He shall raise me from the dust;
Jesus is my hope and trust.

Jesus lives, and death is now,
But my entrance into Glory.
Courage then, my soul,
For thou hast a crown of life before thee.
Thou shalt find thy hopes were just,
Jesus is my hope and trust.

Christian F. Gellert (1751)

Commencement Address upon Retirement (June, 1992)




Writings and Lectures of Robert J. Dunzweiler

Lectures in Systematic Theology
 ALL LECTURE NOTES NOW AVAILABLE AS CORRECTED OCR TEXT IN WORD OR ACROBAT PDF FORMAT.
These lectures include classroom notes for the whole of Systematic
Theology.  Audio lectures on the Doctrine of God and the Doctrine
of Salvation (Soteriology) are also included.


        Bob Dunzweiler taught the systematic theology courses at Biblical Theological Seminary for over twenty years. Over this time he developed the complete syllabus that is included here in four volumes (Systematic Theology I to IV). In the late 1970's the (then) student Jim Neher recorded two semesters of this series: Soteriology (the Doctrine of Salvation) and the Doctrine of God. These audio lectures are included in the library.

God and Human Suffering.


        These classroom notes were used in a course taught at Biblical Theological Seminary.

        The audio lectures included here answer the question "Who is to Blame when Innocent People Suffer?"

Apologetics.


        These classroom notes were used in a course taught at Biblical Theological Seminary. The doctrine of Apologetics is a systematic study of Christian Evidences based on ontology (the doctrine of being) and Epistomology (the doctrine of man).

         The classroom notes include an appendix "The Seeker's Track" by Dr. Robert C. Newman, outlines of eight lectures which address specific questions relating to Christian Evidences, from "Does God Exist" to "How Can I Know God?"

Christian Ethics.


        These classroom notes were used in a course taught at Biblical Theological Seminary.

 Issues that are discussed:
     • Does Mosaic Law provide a standard for Christian Conduct?
     • How can Christians combat secular trends in moral values?
     • What is the place of Christian moral values in a pluralistic and largely secular world?


Concepts of Worship.

The Dangers of Departing from the Living God
Lectures on I Corinthians 10:1-14.
5 audio lectures and the accompanying classroom notes.


Evolution and Special Creation.
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        These classroom notes were used in a course taught at Biblical Theological Seminary.
See also: IBRI Research Report #12 (1983) A Proposed Creationist Alternative to Evolutionism.

 Issues that are discussed:
     • Presuppositions of Evolutionism
     • Evidences used to support Evolutionism
     • Creationist interpretations of the data.



The Meaning and Relevance of the Mosaic Law.


  


The Occult: The Demonic World and the Bible

    This is a series of  lectures delivered in 1988.

Occult Lecture 1

Occult Lecture 2

Occult Lecture 3

Occult Lecture 4

Occult Lecture 5

Occult Lecture 6

Occult Lecture 7

Occult Lecture 8


  

The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit.
See also: IBRI Research Report #5 (1981) Are the Bibles in Our Possession Inspired?
Studies on the Inspiredness of the Apographs

The Holy Spirit's Ministry of Regeneration in the Old Testament.
See also: IBRI Research Report #25 (1985) Regeneration and Indwelling in the Old Testament Period
The Holy Spirit's Ministries in the Old Testament Period

Salvation.
A Twelve-week series examining the wonderful and
exciting Biblical doctrine of salvation from start to finish.

Secular Humanism.

        These classroom notes were used in a course taught at Biblical Theological Seminary. Also included is a series of audio lectures  delivered  at Pinebrook Bible Conference in 1986.

Essays and Sermon Notes.
     

Contents:
THE CONTEMPORARY APOLOGETIC TASK

 SOME PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS FOR THOSE WHO ANTICIPATE ENGAGING IN PUBLIC MINISTRY OF THE WORD

WHAT DOES CHRISTMAS MEAN TO YOU?

A DECISIVE RENUNCIATION OF BESETTING SINS
 
HOW TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

WORTHY PARTICIPATION IN THE LORD'S SUPPER

THE GRACE OF RECEIVING

GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC PRAYER

FORSAKEN BY GOD!
    A reflection on Psalm 22:1 and Matthew 27:46

HOW TO ATTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOLARSHIP ON THE LAYMAN'S LEVEL

CHARACTERISTICS OF TRUE SCHOLARSHIP

ARE WE PRETENDING?
    A reflection on Hebrews 11:6

A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO ULTIMATE CONCERNS ABOUT THE FUTURE



MORE ESSAYS AND SERMON NOTES


 


Audio Lectures


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You may help to improve this website by providing us with outllines or transcriptions of these audio lectures -- and by correcting or annotating the existing outlines in the lecture series. Please send any such material by e-mail to  Input to IBRI.


A Christian's Response to Ultimate Concerns about the Future (1994)

An Aesthetic Appreciation of God
Eccl. 3:11 He has made everything beautiful in its time.

Assurance of Salvation. I John 3:18-21

Besetting Sins

Hebrews 12:1 "Lay aside the sin that so easily besets us."

Bible Reading in the Public Schools.

The Believer's New Relationship.

Excuses People Give for Not Becoming a Christian (1986)
                a lecture on Luke 14

The Lord's Supper (1979)

Proclaim The Word: 
Part 1  Part 2
                lectures on 2 Timothy 4:1-5

The Second Commandment (1979) (Exodus 20:4)

The Third Commandment (1979) (Exodus 20:7):
  Part 1  Part 2

The Christian Life (1984)

Christian Stewardship:  Part 1  Part 2

Christian Stewardship (Chapel Series):  Part 1  Part 2  Part 3

Conquering the Trials of Faith
Matt. 8, Mark 4, Luke 8

The Incarnation.

Inspiredness Second Step

What the Experience of Incarnation meant to the Lord Jesus Christ

The Meaning of Christmas

Public Ministry: Part 1  Part 2
Personal Observations for People who Anticipate Engaging
in the Public Ministry.


Moral Standards and the Law of God

More Than Conquerors in Christ
Romans 8:31-39

The Mystery of Life (1985)
               a lecture on Mark 8:34-38.

Assurance of Faith (1980) Part 1  Part 2
               lectures on Hebrews 10:22.

The Only Life Worth Living (1988)
lecture on Mark 8:34-38

A Let's Pretend Christianity (1994)
               a lecture on Hebrews 11:6

Revelation & Inspiration.

Shall We Continue Sinning?
Romans 6:1

What the Experience of Incaration Meant to our Lord (1984)
               a lecture on Hebrews 2:14-16

The Salvation of National Israel
              a lecture on Deuteronomy 6:1-3

Satan and Mediumship (2 lectures).

Some Thoughts on the Shortness and Uncertainty of Life (1992)

Spiritual Maturity
See also Pinebrook Bible Conference (1989)


Success: What we can do to achieve the kind of success the Lord wants us to have.

Time in Predictive Prophecy.

The Trinity

Worldliness
James 4:1-3, I John 2

Commencement Address upon Retirement (June, 1992)


All Things Are Yours (1983)     
     
The Body is Yours The World is Yours

Life is Yours Death is Yours

The Present is Yours The Future is Yours



The Person of the Holy spirit (1978)
Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3 Lecture 4 Lecture 5
Lecture 6
Lecture 7
Lecture 8
Lecture 9
Lecture 10
 

Pinebrook Bible Conference (1989)
"Growing into Spiritual Maturity"

Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3 Lecture 4 Lecture 5
 

Pinebrook Bible Conference (1991)
"The Danger of Departing from the Living God"

Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3 Lecture 4 Lecture 5
 

An Unequal Yoke (1977, 1979)    
     
The Church Under an Unequal Yoke
The Believer Under an Unequal Yoke


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Mr. Dunzweiler also provided many of the background notes to the on-line Institutes of the Christian Religion
by John Calvin.


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Created: August, 2005. 
Revised June 2, 2013: OCR'd
Evolution and Special Creation (html) Available as PDF (3.2 Mb). Also available as a Kindle ebook.
Revised August 17 2013: OCR'd Systematic Theology Lecture Notes.  Also available as Kindle ebooks.