"Fundamentalism" and the Word of God

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Author: J. I. Packer

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802811479

Category: Religion

Page: 191

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"Fundamentalism" is just a twentieth-century name for historic Evangelicalism, says Packer. In this constructive restatement of evangelical principles, he shows what Fundamentalism is and goes on on discuss the basic question dividing Fundamentalists and their critics--the authority of Scripture.

Bible Doctrine

Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith

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Author: Wayne A. Grudem

Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Publishing

ISBN: 0310222338

Category: Religion

Page: 523

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This is an abridgment of Grudem's highly commended Systematic Theology intended for laypeople and nonprofessionals.

Morning and Evening Meditations from the Word of God

Education, Challenge, Inspiration, and Encouragement

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Author: Michael J. Akers

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490829180

Category: Religion

Page: 768

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There are many devotional books available containing brief, daily inspirations that benefit all who read them. This book is different in two respects. The first is obvious: it contains two readings per day—732 in all. The second, more important difference is that the author wanted to do more than offer inspiration; this would make this book no different than so many others. The messages in the book are study sketches in that the content is not only inspirational, but also educational, challenging, and encouraging. Most of these writings were based on author Michael J. Akers’s teaching of adult Bible studies for more than thirty years and learning what really brought adults to want to deepen their knowledge and application of the Word of God.

Reforming the Doctrine of God

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Author: F. LeRon Shults

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802829887

Category: Religion

Page: 326

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In dialogue with late modern developments in philosophy, science and biblical scholarship, "Reforming the Doctrine of God" explores the conceptual space opened up by three theological trajectories that have sought to recover traditional emphases on Infinity, Trinity and Futurity, and offers a reconstructive presentation of the Christian understanding and experience of the Gospel of divine knowing, acting and being.

Church Dogmatics The Doctrine of Reconciliation, Volume 4, Part 3.1

Jesus Christ, the True Witness

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Author: Karl Barth,Thomas Forsyth Torrance

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780567051899

Category: Religion

Page: 496

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Described by Pope Pius XII as the most important theologian since Thomas Aquinas, the Swiss pastor and theologian, Karl Barth, continues to be a major influence on students, scholars and preachers today. Barth's theology found its expression mainly through his closely reasoned fourteen-part magnum opus, Die Kirchliche Dogmatik. Having taken over 30 years to write, the Church Dogmatics is regarded as one of the most important theological works of all time, and represents the pinnacle of Barth's achievement as a theologian. T&T Clark International is now proud to be publishing the only complete English translation of the Church Dogmatics in paperback.

Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation

The Mediation of the Gospel through Church and Scripture

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Author: Matthew Levering

Publisher: Baker Academic

ISBN: 1441219617

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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How do human beings today receive divine revelation? Where and in what ways is it mediated so that all generations can hear the fullness of the gospel? In this volume, distinguished theologian Matthew Levering shows that divine revelation has been truthfully mediated through the church, the gospel, and Scripture so that we can receive it in its fullness today. Levering engages past and present approaches to revelation across a variety of traditions, offering a comprehensive, historical study of all the key figures and perspectives. His thorough analysis results in an alternative approach to prevailing views of the doctrine and points to its significance for the entire church.

A History of the Doctrine of the Holy Eucharist

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Author: Darwell Stone

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1597529737

Category: Religion

Page: 1096

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The object of the present book is to set out in as simple and clear a form as may be possible the doctrines about the Holy Eucharist which have been current among Christians. It is not the aim of the author to enter into controversial arguments or theological reasonings to any extent beyond that which the intelligible treatment of facts necessarily involves. . . . But the purpose of the following pages is to provide an historical account of the actual forms in which Christian belief has been held. . . . History has its own ways of avenging itself on those who ignore its lessons. Candid investigation is not always the enemy of faith. And, if there is to be a way out of current controversies, and a lessening of discord, and a step towards that outward unity of Christendom for which true Christians long, it will be as facts are realised and the history of doctrine is grasped and understood. Those who live in the present and work for the future will build on but insecure foundations if they suffer themselves to be unmindful of the past. --from volume 1, chapter 1