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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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.

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Why then am I reading it? Berkhofs outlines are clear as Manual of Christian Doctrine. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bush rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Baker, ; Banner of Truth, revised, Even though I feel this way, I still have immense respect for the dedicated and caring teachers from my high school.


God did reveal Himself, and in His self-revelation determined the worship and service that is well-pleasing to Him. Oct 17, Peter B. He taught for almost four decades at Calvin Theological Seminary and served as its president from — Sproul’s Essential Truths of the Christian Faith. I highly recommend this book. The awe-inspiring, soul-stirring truths in this book will reorient your eyes toward heaven, while your jaw hits the floor in wonder or at least, that’s what it did for me.

Manual of Christian Doctrine

The main reason is because my wife attends a Presbyterian church and the preacher gave me this book to read because she told him I wasn’t sure about most of these issues.

And if you’re not careful, you may be persuaded to become a But as the previous reviewer implied, beware, Berkhof is an unashamed Calvinist–and so am I! If you find them at all, be assured, that they are but a few degrees removed from brutes. Deke rated it liked it Jul 09, While I have yet to read Systematic Theology, I’m currently devouring this condensed, easier to follow, college-level version.

Paperbackpages. He uses Biblical I’m not the target audience agnostic for this book, so I predictably hated it. Lists with This Book. A Summary of Christian Doctrine.

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Jan 11, Sean McGowan rated it really liked it Shelves: Eerdmans is proud to publish many books that have remained in print for decades – true classics that have stood the test of time. The convoluted mental gymnastics needed to justify sin in the world if God had the ability to make a world without any sin.


Kenn rated it really liked it Nov 22, This was required reading in my High School, which was reformed and very Calvinist. 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is an outstanding manual and a very foctrine read! On some of the more controversial doctrines he states the common objections made by some and then gives a Biblical and reasoned answer to those objections.

At the end of each chapter there are review questions for further study along with references for further study. The chapter “The Offices of Christ” is my favorite.

I really have to wonder if the chrlstian ever thought about the kind of philosophical system that he was propounding to his students.

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