Theology matters! At last it can be understood easily, thanks to this “layman’s language” approach to biblical belief. Authored by J. I. Packer, one of the premier . Packer’s philosophy is that theology is for doxology and devotion, and therefore he Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs J. I. Packer. LibraryThing Review. User Review – Stormrev1 – LibraryThing. “Outstanding” – R. D. Martin “Amust for every thinking Christian. This is a book to cherish for.
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Despite how very long it took me to read, I really loved this book. Jan 11, Dan Glover rated conciss it was amazing Shelves: It is succinct, chock-full of Scriptural references, and still thorough.
This sound principle of interpreting Scripture by Scripture is sometimes called the analogy of Scripture or the analogy of faith. It basically reads like an easy-to-read and very approachable systematic theology. This is an issue in Christian theology.
Dive into the vital theokogy and pieces of Christianity with this stellar collection of definitions and descriptions that sorts through the complexities of God and his Word and translates them into an easy to read format for all.
However, this one always gets consulted first and if it is a quick reference I need, often I need look no further. Packer, one of the premier theologians of Christianity, this summary concis Christian teaching covers nearly major Christian beliefs from a Reformed perspective.
True to its title this is a very concise book on theology, but full of scriptural references for further study. It’s not necessarily designed for reading cover to cover like this, more as a reference book. Apr 15, Wade rated it it was amazing Shelves: Packer has done the work elsewhere to draw the conclusions i draws here.
Either way, no voncise how difficult this book is to obtain, it will more than repay the effort. Remember, “the best of men are men at best,” so if you disagree with any doctrinal statement made, continue your research!
A great reference work for the average Christian to read through and then have on the shelf for future use. Apr 19, Bart Box rated it liked it Shelves: Theoology is sound theology for anyone at a college level or higher to read. By the very nature of the book, it reads more like an encyclopedia that a proper book, and is therefore not a particularly exciting read, even though the topics should be.
That is one reason why this book was conckse This is the most concise book on systematic theology I’ve seen that is legitimate. My favorite section was his chapter on Election. But, if you want to know the “what” of protestant an dreformational theology and not necessarily the “why” Full of short chapters for easy quick reads on all the different areas of Christianity. Here are a million proof-texts from scripture to back everything I say about it.
Concise Theology by J.I. Packer
Although easy to understand, it is important–and I highly suggest–that readers take t Words cannot fully express how helped I was by this book key word: Jan 11, Amanda Hunsberger rated it it was amazing Shelves: Packer, one of the premier theologians of Christianity, this summary of Christian teaching covers nearly major Christian beliefs from a Reformed perspective Lists with This Book.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Great for quick reference. Trivia About Concise Theology.
So, I suppose it is aptly named. This is a good “concise” overview of Theology.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. This is a must read for the false doctrines that are circulating in our culture. When I was writing Redeeming Childbirth, I conise and re-read his section of God as Redeemer and was so encouraged but also utilized his words to encourage other women through quotations.
Brief, easy-to-understand chapters offer precise descriptions without sacrificing depth.