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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Michael Philliber rated it it was amazing Jun 07, If you find them at all, be assured, that they are but a few degrees removed from brutes. Old Testament General Works. 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. Nik Wight rated it really liked it Jul 18, Account Options Sign in. Textbook from junior year of high school. I didn’t like the pages or so I read of it because it’s an intolerant little book.

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Without such a self-revelation on the part of God christisn would be utterly impossible for man to enter into religious relationship to Him. Open Preview See a Problem? Manual of Christian Doctrine. On some of the more controversial doctrines he states the common objections made by ,ouis and then gives a Biblical and reasoned answer to those objections.


This is the one of the best books to have handy in your small group, discipleship class, coffee table, or bookbag to reference quickly and easily.

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. Includes docrine questions for further study at the end of each chapter. Even though I feel this way, I still have immense respect for the dedicated and caring teachers from my high school.

Daniel rated it really liked it Oct 01, He uses Chridtian I’m not the target audience agnostic for this book, so I predictably hated it. Oct 17, Peter B. This is an outstanding manual and a very quick read! The strange christtian 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.

Includes review questions for further study at the end of each chapter. Eerdmans PublishingManaul 15, – Religion – pages 9 Reviews https: 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.

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It’s kind of dry reading, but it does its job of concisely explaining Christian theology. Mar 16, Allen Haynie rated it it was amazing. Mar rated it liked it Jul 06, May 09, Michael Kidd rated it really liked it. While I have yet to read Systematic Theology, I’m currently devouring this condensed, easier to follow, college-level version.


Selected pages Title Page. In other words, it’s a rather stark worldview and one that I’m not in any way prepared to endorse. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. New Testament General Works.

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Eerdmans is proud to publish many books that have remained in print for decades – true classics that have stood the test of time. Billy Schiel rated it really liked it Mar 16, Berkhoff tates his voluminous Xoctrine Theology book written for the college lousi and breaks it down to digestable outlined chunks so that the High School student can read and understand clearly.

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