Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples is a user-friendly and accessible abridgement of Michael Horton's 2011 award-winning The Christian Faith.
Distilling the most vital elements of Horton's philosophical, theological, and exegetical work Pilgrim Theology is designed specifically for students in a classroom setting or in small groups who are at the beginning of their study of theology. Horton leads readers in a preliminary exploration of theology in a distinctively "Reformed key" by reviewing the biblical passages that give rise to particular core doctrines and reviews how those doctrines have been articulated historically.
review of all key elements at the end of each chapter
website for a fully downloadable discussion and study guide
Pilgrim Theology is ideal for undergraduate students just beginning to wrestle with key theological themes. The book will fully introduce them to the core doctrines of the faith, but also wet their appetite for further philosophical, systematic, and historical discussions as they advance. The book is also excellent for small group leaders equipped with a theologically literate leader.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 480 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 1.10 X 6.10 X 11.10 (inches) ISBN: 0310330645 ISBN-13: 9780310330646 Availability: In Stock
The 2011 award-winning publication The Christian Faith garnered wide praise as a thorough, well-informed treatment of the philosophical foundations of Christian theology, the classical elements of systematic theology, and exegesis of relevant biblical texts. Pilgrim Theology distills the distinctive benefits of this approach into a more accessible introduction designed for classroom and group study. In this book, Michael Horton guides readers through a preliminary exploration of Christian theology in a Reformed key. Horton reviews the biblical passages that give rise to a particular doctrine in addition to surveying past and present interpretations. Also included are sidebars showing the key distinctions readers need to grasp on a particular subject, helpful charts and tables illuminating exegetical and historical topics, and questions at the end of each chapter for individual, classroom, and small group reflection. Pilgrim Theology will help undergraduate students of theology and educated laypersons gain an understanding of the Christian traditions biblical and historical foundations.
Michael Horton is the author of over 20 books and host of the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated radio program. He is the professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California and the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. A popular blogger and sought-after lecturer, he resides in Escondido, California with his wife and children.
Serving as a well-trained guide, Michael Horton offers a stunningly accessible tour of the classic Reformed landscape. Using markers of drama, doctrine, doxology, and discipleship, Pilgrim Theology provides a compass to lead the thoughtful reader on a journey to better understand their faith, history, and why it all matters. A wonderful and much-needed resource that will serve us all for years to come.
-Kelly M. Kapic