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- A strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine and teaching
- Clear writing, with technical terms kept to a minimum
- A contemporary approach, treating subjects of special interest to the church today
- A friendly tone, appealing to the emotions and the spirit as well as the intellect
- Frequent application to life
- Resources for worship with each chapter
- Bibliographies with each chapter that cross-reference subjects to a wide range of other systematic theologies
Number of Pages: 1264
Publication Date: 1994
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The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the WayMichael HortonZondervan / 2010 / Hardcover$33.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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The Christian church has a long tradition of systematic theology, that is, studying theology and doctrine organized around fairly standard categories such as the Word of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. This introduction to systematic theology has several distinctive features: - A strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine and teaching - Clear writing, with technical terms kept to a minimum - A contemporary approach, treating subjects of special interest to the church today - A friendly tone, appealing to the emotions and the spirit as well as the intellect - Frequent application to life - Resources for worship with each chapter - Bibliographies with each chapter that cross-reference subjects to a wide range of other systematic theologies.
Wayne Grudem is research professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He holds degrees from Harvard (AB), Westminster Theological Seminary (MDiv, DD), and Cambridge (PhD). He is the author of more than a dozen books including the bestselling Systematic Theology.
drmdellis5 Stars Out Of 5Best Systematic TheologyOctober 23, 2014drmdellisI use this ST for personal study, but also for use in my Seminary classes which I teach non-grad students. When I give a gift to a pastor or student it is usually Gruden's Systematic Theology.
Rick AyersBatavia, OhioAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Theological BridgeApril 12, 2014Rick AyersBatavia, OhioAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book provides an excellent and trust-worthy theological bridge for discouraged Charismatics to investigate Calvinism and the Reformed faith. I expect it to be crossed by many weary sojourners for years to come.
PaulNew JerseyAge: Under 18Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5SpectacularMarch 25, 2014PaulNew JerseyAge: Under 18Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I love this book because of its completeness. You can get a great Biblical summary of every topic of scripture. It has really helped to support me in the defense of my own theological views. Grudem presents Calvinism in an extremely logical, sensible, and Scriptural fashion. This book is a must have for any believer!!
AR Reid5 Stars Out Of 5Crystal clear, and easy-to-readFebruary 5, 2014AR ReidQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I've been diligently studying Wayne Grudem's "Systematic Theology" for several years, and I still stand in awe of its crystal clarity. Much like R.C. Sproul, Grudem has a gift for making difficult concepts easy to understand for all of us non-specialists.
Theologically, this work follows the Protestant Reformers (i.e., Calvinism) on almost every page except, for example, in such areas as six-day creation, infant baptism, and spiritual gifts, where Grudem deviates from the long line of theological giants from church history. These deviations, however, should not deter one from buying this book and studying Grudem's arguments in those areas. I, for one, have found those chapters not only challenging, but very insightful. And, after thinking hard about what Grudem says in those chapters, I've often found myself wondering if he's not right.
As a pastor, if I could own just one systematic theology, Grudem's would certainly be it. Buy it with confidence, find a quiet place to sit and study it, and be prepared to have your mind stimulated, your heart stirred, and your God exalted. Happy reading.
vmathewsAge: 18-24Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent ResourceJanuary 10, 2014vmathewsAge: 18-24Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5An excellent review for anyone seeking to enhance their understanding of Scripture. Grudem synthesizes some of the major arguments on various doctrines of the Christian faith. This serves the reader by making it easy to consume. Every student of the Bible should have a copy of Grudem's Systematic Theology.
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