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Systematic theology : an introduction to biblical doctrine

Systematic theology : an introduction to biblical doctrine

Author: Wayne A Grudem
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An introduction to theology that provides information on the scriptural basis for religious doctrines and their applications to the modern world.

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Genre/Form: Religious materials
Matériel religieux
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne A Grudem
ISBN: 0310286700 9780310286707 0851106528 9780851106526
OCLC Number: 47859341
Notes: "Appendix 6 and glossary copyright ©2000 by Wayne Grudem." -- Title page verso.
"Copyright ©1994 by Wayne Grudem." -- Title page verso.
Description: 1291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The doctrine of the Word of God. The Word of God --
The canon of Scripture --
The four characteristics of Scripture : (1) authority --
The inerrancy of Scripture --
The four characteristics of Scripture : (2) clarity --
The four characteristics of Scripture : (3) necessity --
The four characteristics of Scripture : (4) sufficiency --
The doctrine of God. The existence of God --
The knowability of God --
The character of God : "incommunicable" attributes --
The character of God : "communicable" attributes --
God in three persons : the Trinity --
Creation --
God's providence --
Miracles --
Prayer --
Angels --
Satan and demons --
The doctrine of man. The creation of man --
Man as male and female --
The essential nature of man --
Sin --
The covenants between God and man ---
The doctrines of Christ and the Holy Spirit. The person of Christ --
The atonement --
Resurrection and ascension --
The offices of Christ --
The work of the Holy Spirit --
The doctrine of the application of redemption. Common grace --
Election and reprobation --
The gospel call and effective calling --
Regeneration --
Conversion (faith and repentance) --
Justification (right legal standing before God) --
Adoption (membership in God's family) --
Sanctification (growth in likeness to Christ) --
Baptism in and filling with the Holy Spirit --
The perseverance of the saints (remaining a Christian) --
Death and the intermediate state --
Glorification (receiving a resurrection body) --
Union with Christ --
The doctrine of the church. The church : its nature, its marks, and its purposes --
The purity and unity of the church --
The power of the church --
Church government --
Means of grace within the church --
Baptism --
The Lord's Supper --
Worship --
Gifts of the Holy Spirit (1) : general questions --
Gifts of the Holy Spirit (2) : specific gifts --
The doctrine of the future. t The return of Christ : when and how? --
The millennium --
The final judgment and eternal punishment --
The new heavens and new earth.
Responsibility: Wayne Grudem.
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Includes treatments of subjects of contemporary interest, such as baptism of the Spirit, spiritual gifts, and the ministry of women.  Read more...


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Hard to beat for clarity, accessibility, and readability -- Kevin DeYoung * The Gospel Coalition * Systematic Theology is remarkable for its extraordinary juxtapositions. It is penetrating but not Read more...

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An informative and easy read

by zucchini4067 (WorldCat user published 2009-03-29) Excellent Permalink

Grudem does a wonderful job of writing a book on systematic theology. The book is not dry or boring, but has wonderful descriptions and makes understanding so much easier.

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