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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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. Kerry rated it really liked it Jul 09, While free of lots of technical excusions, Berkhof was very well versed in the broader theological discussions, both classical and contemporary. Still great for an elder training course, or for a herkhof student preparing Berkhof’s is widely acknowledged to be the best brief systematic theology written in the middle part of this century.

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Louis Berkhof — was a Reformed theologian best known for berihof Systematic Theology I’ve read Berkhof’s “Summary” several times and recommend it often. Jan 08, Andy Hickman rated it it was ok.

Notable Theologians Abraham Kuyper. Sumario de Doctrina Reformada by Louis Berkhof To get the most out of it, answer the questions after the end of each chapter.

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Summary of Christian Doctrine

This would be great to use for an adult education class, for officer training, or in preparation for ordination. Request a Review Copy. Worship and Liturgy Sacraments and Rites. Allie rated it it was amazing Dec 16, Required Field Not a valid email. Technical terms and detailed explanations have been avoided, and important Scripture passages are printed in full.

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Summary of Christian Doctrine by Louis Berkhof

Paperbackpages. Passages for memorization and questions for review at the close of each chapter enhance the book’s value for the student. Passages for memorization and que Just as Berkhof’s Systematic Theology is outstanding chrsitian its own field, his Summary of Christian Doctrine is unequalled as a popular handbook of Christian doctrine, written from an evangelical and reformed standpoint.


Jun 30, Joshua D. This is a great introduction to theology. Similar books include Concise Theology by J. Jan 10, Josiah Russell rated it it was amazing. Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon. Berkhof’s a summary of Christian doctrine was too short for what he was trying to do. Published December 1st by Banner of Sumary first published July 18th Aug 06, Matt Carpenter rated it really liked it. As Dutch Reformed, he is more Kuyperian and less rationalist than most Anglo-American reformed theologians who preceded him.

Harry Richardson rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Trivia About Summary of Christ Old Testament Studies Criticism. It’s a textbook–but necessary to read! Christian Living Grief and Suffering. The proper conception of summaty holds that the Holy Spirit acted on the writers of the Bible in an organic way, in harmony with the laws of their own inner being, using them just as they were, with their character and temperament, their gifts and talents, their education and culture, their vocabulary and style.

Summary of Christian Doctrine, by Louis Berkhof

Sep 29, Alice rated it it was amazing. A good summary to understand Reformed doctrines. No trivia or quizzes yet. Old Testament General Works.