Similar to the author’s Manual of Christian Doctrine, this volume offers a simpler and briefer presentation of Christian doctrine geared especially to high school. Berkhof’s Summary of Christian Doctrine is a very concise version of his Basic information: Louis Berkhof ( – ) was a Reformed systematic. The Nature of Religion. The Bible informs us that man was created in the image of God. When he fell in sin, he did not entirely cease to be the image-bearer of.
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Visit our Enduring Standards page to see some of our perennially best-selling backlist books. Mar 16, Allen Haynie rated it it was amazing. This book is good for those who’ve never been exposed to systematics of any kind but This books is just what it claims to be: Sep 29, Alice rated it it was amazing. Baker, ; Banner of Truth, revised, Passages for memorization and que Just as Berkhof’s Systematic Theology is outstanding in its own field, his Summary of Christian Doctrine is unequalled as a popular handbook of Christian doctrine, written from an evangelical and reformed standpoint.
Great work by Berkhof. Refresh and try again. Eerdmans is proud to publish many books that have remained in print for decades – true classics that have stood the test of time.
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The Holy Spirit illumined their minds, aided their memory, prompted them to write, repressed the influence of sin on their writings, and guided them in the expression of their thoughts even to the choice of their words.
Eerdmans Publishing Company, All rights reserved. This book is good for those who’ve never been exposed to systematics of any kind but want to know the basics of the faith.
Summary of Christian Doctrine, by Louis Berkhof
A great overview of Reformed systematic theology. May 29, Andrew Canavan rated it it was amazing. Cory Spackman rated it it was amazing May 08, Paperbackpages. Professor Berkhof was a Dutch-Reformed Protestant and lacks the warmth of an English Puritan but the volume makes up for the lack of warmth with precision.
It covers a lot of ground in small space and gives the reader lots of Scripture to look up and chew on. Want to Read saving….
Quotes from Summary of Christ Books by Louis Berkhof. Systematically it was solid. I found it enjoyable because of its clarity and conciseness.
Summary of Christian Doctrine
Principles of Biblical Interpretation. Worship and Liturgy Sacraments and Rites. It has all the essentials you need in a ordered and straight to the point fashion.
New Testament General Works. I found it helpful in strengthening my understanding on them. Still great for an elder training course, or for a college student preparing Berkhof’s is widely acknowledged to be the best brief systematic theology written in the middle part of this century. Return to Book Page. Jun 30, Joshua D.
Religious History Early American. There are other books that probably cover the subject better but all are much longer so hard to say whether I would suggest it or not. See 1 question about Summary of Christian Doctrine…. Jane Sung rated it liked it Sep 13, Summary of Christian Doctrine.
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Summary of Christian Doctrine by Louis Berkhof
It fits the bill perfectly if you’re looking for a brief on Christian doctrine. Nov 01, Joyce rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Berkhof’s is widely acknowledged to be the best brief systematic theology written in the middle part of this century.
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Berkhof’s a summary of Christian doctrine was too short for what he was trying to do. Sumario de Doctrina Reformada by Louis Berkhof