The Baker Compact Dictionary of Theological Terms

Product Number: EB00630535
Released: May 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493404858
Publisher: Baker Books
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Description

Quickly Find and Understand Key Theological Terms Christianity is a faith built upon the Word and understood through words, both written and spoken, handed down for centuries. But many of the terms used in both the Scriptures and theological writings are unfamiliar or misunderstood. For the Christian desiring a more clear and robust understanding of these terms, this book offers concise definitions of six hundred of the most significant words at the heart of the Christian faith, including terms related to: - doctrine (e.g., the atonement, the church) - biblical concepts (e.g., Messiah, Son of Man) - church practices (e.g., anointing of the sick, immersion) - philosophical concepts (e.g., a priori, compatibilism) - people (e.g., Thomas Aquinas, John Wesley) - councils (e.g., Councils of Nicea I and II, Council of Trent) - movements (e.g., Protestantism, Pentecostalism) - documents (e.g., the Chalcedonian Creed, Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy) - and more Students of the Bible, college and seminary students, and anyone who desires to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith will find this an indispensable resource.

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Author(s): Gregg R. Allison
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: May 17, 2016

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