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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Manual of Christian Doctrine – Louis Berkhof – Google Books
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. Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon. Baker Academic, ; republished, Eerdmans, ; New Combined Edition, In his work on systematic theology Berkhof followed in the line of John Calvin docyrine embraced the development of Reformed theology by the Dutch theologians Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck.
Includes review questions for further study at the end of each chapter.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But as the previous reviewer implied, beware, Berkhof is an unashamed Calvinist–and so am I! The inability to question and the need to worship out doftrine fear of going to hell and punishment.
Textbook from junior year of high school. The History of Christian Doctrines. Religious History Early American. New Testament Studies John Studies. Hans Urs von Bal I’ve read most of it twice. I didn’t like the pages or so I read of it because it’s an intolerant little book. The author goes so far as to say that the point of the book berkkhof the “proper indoctrination” of believers in the preface. This is an outstanding manual and a very quick read!
Manual of Christian Doctrine
Baker, ; Banner of Truth, revised, My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Reformed Church’s take on it is simply one of many that have existed throughout history.
Petcher No preview available – Louis Berkhof — was a Reformed theologian best known for his Systematic Theology The Common Operations of the Holy Spirit. I found the discussion on the Doctrine of the Application of the Work of Redemption, which consists of calling, regeneration, conversion, faith, justification, sanctification and perseverance to be excellent.
Aug 29, Rachelskirts rated it fo it. The strange thing is, I think I would have given this book 3 stars if he had simply title the book a bit differently — if, for example, it had been called “Our Version of Reformed Christianity and Why We Think the Way We Do. It beautifully captures some of the main, foundational doctrines of the Christian faith from a Reformed perspective which is nice.
Oct 17, Peter B. Request a Review Copy. Bush rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Literature Analysis and Cri Kenn rated it really liked it Nov 22, The convoluted mental gymnastics needed to justify sin in the world if God had the ability to make a world without any sin. Oleg Bokov rated it it was amazing Apr 07, None of berkhf is set in stone. It’s kind of dry reading, but it does its christoan of concisely explaining Christian theology.
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