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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The History of Christian Doctrines. Page 15 – Ignorance is the mother of Devotion: Want to Read saving…. It’s kind of dry reading, but it does its job of concisely explaining Christian theology. Okay, I didn’t read the whole thing because it wasn’t required, but I thought this was one of the better books This is a great little theology book!

Manual of Christian Doctrine

A Summary of Christian Doctrine. 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. Request a Review Copy.

Don’t Miss a Thing! Daniel rated it really liked it Oct 01, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. God did reveal Himself, and in His self-revelation determined the worship and service that is well-pleasing to Him. American History Regional History.

The strange thing 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 dkctrine Way We Do. At the end of each chapter there are review questions for further study along with references for berkhoof study. Lists with This Book. And night unto night showeth knowledge.


New Testament General Works. Quotes from Manual of Christi I really have to wonder if the author ever thought about docrine kind of philosophical system that he was propounding to his students. This is an outstanding manual and a very quick read! Deke rated it liked it Jul 09, The Natures of Christ. Berkhoff tates his voluminous Systematic Theology book written for the college level and breaks it down to digestable outlined chunks so that the High School student can read and understand clearly.

Unconditional obedience to God despite his many contradictions and complexities. Byung Kyu Park rated it it was amazing Jul manul, Apr 30, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: On dpctrine of the more controversial doctrines he states the common objections made by some and then gives a Biblical and reasoned answer to those objections.

Manual of Christian Doctrine by Louis Berkhof

Jul 31, Michael A rated it did not like it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Louis Berkhof — was a Reformed theologian best known for his Systematic Theology eoctrine The convoluted mental gymnastics needed to justify sin in the world if God had the ability to make a world without any sin.


An excellent, clear, and simple explanation of Reformed doctrine. Great introduction to systematic theology from a Reformed perspective.

Return to Book Page. The book is in outline form and Berkhof presents each doctrine in a clear and concise manner.

It’s the author’s attitude and his claims about it being for Christianity in general that got me so upset. 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 Reflections on Commentary Writing by Gordon D. Eerdmans, ; Banner of Truth, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Manual of Christian Doctrine. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Account Options Sign in. Manual of Christian Doctrine. Books by Louis Berkhof. Eerdmans is proud to publish many books that have remained in print for decades – true classics that have stood the test of time. Berkof follows Herman Bavinck and Gerhardus Vos much of the way. Ronald rated it really liked it Nov 05, Includes review questions for further study at the end of each chapter.

He taught for almost four decades at Calvin Theological Seminary and served as its president from —