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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This books is just what it claims to be: Dec 26, Dale rated it it was amazing. And don’t neglect the Scripture references; they are the basis for Berkhof’s Summary of Christian Doctrine after all! 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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Feb 27, Mark Vivian rated it really liked it. Literature Theology Apocrypha and Pseu Hans Urs von Bal Don’t Miss a Thing! Great work by Berkhof.

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To get the most out of it, answer the questions after the end of each chapter. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aug 06, Matt Carpenter rated it really liked it. Sumario de Doctrina Reformada by Louis Berkhof 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. The proper conception of inspiration 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

For something a little older and longer, A. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This was exactly what it says it is: Reflections on Commentary Writing by Gordon D.

Refresh and try again. 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. Want to Read saving….

Summary of Christian Doctrine, by Louis Berkhof

There is obviously more to be said on the subject but off will benefit from reading this book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eerdmans Publishing Company, All rights reserved. Systematically arranged and christiah sub-divided, A Summary of Christian Doctrine has proved ideal for church study-groups. Passages for memorization and questions for review at the close of each chapter enhance the book’s value for the student.


Cory Spackman rated it it was amazing May 08, This is a very short doctrinal doctirne like RC Sproul’s “Essentials”. Apr 29, Eduardo Ocampo rated it liked it. This is a great introduction to theology. Thanks for telling us about the problem. First-rate theology in an easy to read and digestible form. Christian Living Grief and Suffering.

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Berkhof’s a summary of Christian doctrine was too short for what he was trying to do. Books by Louis Berkhof. While free of lots of technical excusions, Berkhof was begkhof well versed in the broader theological discussions, both classical and contemporary.

A good summary to understand Reformed doctrines. I’ve read Berkhof’s “Summary” several times and recommend it often. Trivia About Summary of Christ Old Testament General Works. Accordance Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased sujmary leading retailers including Amazon.

Loved every word in this book. For those who use the Reformed Confessions, this is a very useful companion book. Louis Berkhof — was a Reformed theologian best known for his Systematic Theology Quotes from Summary of Christ

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