Alexander of Princeton thought this to be the best systematics in English. Dick was professor of systematic theology at the Theological Seminary of the United Associate Church. First published at Edinburgh in 1834, these two large volumes (over 1100 pages) extensively expound the grand old Calvinistic system.
"Few have made such proficiency in extensive, and accurate, and varied learning; and few have acquired such treasures of knowledge, sacred and literary." (From the Memoir of John Dick in Lectures on Theology, volume 1.)
"The Lectures of which this work is composed were read by their author to the students attending the Theological Seminary of the United Associate Church, in which he was Professor of Systematic Divinity." (From the Preface to Lectures on Theology).