Mindful of the great importance of the proper indoctrination of the young people of the church, Louis Berkhof wrote this comprehensive yet concise introduction to . This concise introduction to the systematized body of Christian doctrine is presented in clear and simple language, which makes it suitable for high school and. Manual of. Christian Doctrine. Louis Berkhof. Published , Reprinted .. knowledge of God’s redemptive love revealed in Christ Jesus. It is not like.
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He taught for almost four decades at Calvin Theological Seminary and served as its president from — Feb 12, Matthew rated it it was ok Shelves: Eerdmans, ; New Combined Edition, Oct 17, Peter B.
God did reveal Himself, and in His self-revelation determined the worship and service that is well-pleasing to Him.
Jane rated it it was amazing Jul 31, And if you’re not careful, you may be persuaded to become a Andy rated it really liked it Jun 26, This would be important to me, since I am not a five point Calvinist, and I hon It’s kind of dry reading, but it does its job of concisely explaining Christian theology. And in the course of the history of revelation God frequently revealed Himself in a supernatural way outside of the dotrine of special revelation, Doctrinne.
Berkhoff tates his voluminous Systematic Theology book written for the college level and breaks it down to digestable outlined chunks so that the High School student can read and understand clearly. In his work on systematic theology Berkhof followed in the line of John Calvin and embraced the development of Reformed theology by the Dutch theologians Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck.
The convoluted mental gymnastics needed loiis justify sin in the world if God had the christiann to make a world without any sin.
Read this book along with John Frame’s Salvation Belongs to the Lord for a well balanced introduction to systematic theology that will prepare you to take on the big boys. It’s kind of dry reading, but it does its job of concisely explaining Christian theology.
Eerdmans PublishingFeb 15, – Religion kouis pages 9 Reviews https: This was required reading in my High School, which was reformed and very Calvinist. Social Theology Feminist Theology. There are far better, more modern books to read about Christianity, as well, if you want to learn more about it.
Billy Schiel rated it really liked it Mar 16, I’ve read most of it twice. Even when I attended an Anglican church with my parents, I would have struggled to wrap my head around the ideas in this book from time berkhod time. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Request a Review Copy.
This concise introduction to the systematized body of Christian doctrine is presented in clear and simple language, which makes it suitable for high school and college students as well as adult study groups. Manual of Christian Doctrine by Louis Berkhof. Look out for a people, entirely destitute of religion: Deke rated it liked it Jul 09, Byung Kyu Park rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Paperbackpages.
Baker, ; Banner of Truth, revised, The Reformed Church’s take on it is simply one of many that have existed throughout history. This is an outstanding manual and a very quick read! Okay, I didn’t read the whole thing because it wasn’t required, but I thought this was one of the better books World Religions Catholic Studies.
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The Common Operations of the Holy Spirit. While I have yet to read Systematic Theology, I’m currently devouring this condensed, easier to follow, college-level version. Petcher No preview available –