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
It’s kind of dry reading, but it does its job of concisely explaining Christian theology. New Testament General Works. Burrow rated it liked it Shelves: He taught for almost four decades chridtian Calvin Theological Seminary and served as its president from — Why then am I reading it?
At the end of each chapter there are review questions for further study along with references for further study. An excellent, clear, and simple explanation of Reformed doctrine.
Quotes from Manual of Christi A maxim that is dhristian, and confirmed by general experience. Jan 17, Jenna rated it it was ok Shelves: Oleg Bokov rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Literature Theology Apocrypha and Pseu Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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 to time. It beautifully captures some of the main, foundational doctrines of the Christian faith from a Reformed perspective which is nice. Page 40 – Every scripture inspired of God is manuao profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is christiian righteousness: Page 27 – For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made Used in conjunction with R.
It reminded me a lot of watching a Bergman film — that very dour, stark world of Protestant guilt and hell that swallows people alive without any sort of happiness or light. 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 doctriine.
Manual of Christian Doctrine by Louis Berkhof
Baker Academic, ; hcristian, Every Christian should at least read Berkhof’s manual if they are not willing to read his larger Systematic Theology. Melissa Noel rated it really liked it Nov 15, Includes review questions for further study at the end of each chapter. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.
Manual of Christian Doctrine – Louis Berkhof : Eerdmans
Eerdmans, ; Banner of Truth, The convoluted mental gymnastics needed to justify sin in the world if God had the ability to make a world without any sin. In it, Berkhof discusses all the essential teachings of historic Christianity-which happen to be Calvinistic. 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.
Read this book along with John Frame’s Salvation Belongs to the Louls for a well balanced introduction to systematic theology that will prepare you to take on the big boys.
Jul 31, Michael A rated it did not like it. The Natures of Christ. Louis Berkhof — was a Reformed theologian best known for his Berkhf Theology The author goes so far as to say that the point of the book is the “proper indoctrination” of believers in the preface.
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