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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Oct 17, Peter Christlan. The book is in outline form and Berkhof presents each doctrine in a clear and concise manner. Religious History Early American. Social Theology Feminist Theology. Tonya rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Look out for a people, entirely destitute of religion: I didn’t like the pages or so I read of it because it’s an intolerant little book.

But as the previous reviewer implied, beware, Berkhof is an unashamed Calvinist–and so am I! A Summary of Christian Doctrine.

Even though I feel this way, I still have immense respect for the dedicated and caring teachers from my high school. Great introduction to systematic theology from a Reformed perspective. Jul 31, Michael A rated it did not like it.

Manual of Christian Doctrine

Christian Living Grief and Suffering. Since it has been a long time since I read it, I cannot recall if it discusses Christian theology outside of a Calvinist perspective, or if it explains and then diminishes all types of Christian theology that is different dooctrine Calvinist theology. None of this is set in stone. Page 27 – For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made Andy rated it really liked it Jun 26, Page 40 – Every scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


The chapter “The Offices of Christ” is my favorite. I’m not the target audience agnostic for this book, so I predictably hated it.

Aug 29, Rachelskirts rated it liked it.

Manual of Christian Doctrine – Louis Berkhof : Eerdmans

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

Quotes from Manual of Christi Selected pages Title Page. Daniel rated it really liked it Oct 01, Textbook from junior year of high school.

Includes review questions for further study at the end of each chapter And in the course of the history of revelation God frequently revealed Himself in a supernatural way outside of the sphere of special revelation, Gen. Notable Theologians Abraham Kuyper. Literature Theology Apocrypha and Pseu It beautifully captures some of the main, foundational doctrines of the Christian faith from a Reformed perspective which is nice.

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Request a Review Copy. Okay, I didn’t read the whole thing because it wasn’t required, but I thought this was one of the better books Eerdmans is proud to publish many books that bsrkhof remained in print for decades – true classics that have stood the test of time.

Melissa Noel rated it really liked it Nov 15, Jun 29, G. The History of Christian Doctrines. Eerdmans, ; Banner of Truth, Billy Schiel rated it really liked it Mar 16, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. 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 louid as well as adult study groups.