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Title Basics of the faith : an Evangelical introduction to Christian doctrine / edited by Carl F.H. Henry ; with an introduction by Kevin J. Vanhoozer
Published Bellingham, WA : Lexham Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (431 pages)
Series Best of Christianity today
Best of Christianity today
Contents Introduction: The "greatest generation" and its legacy for the future of evangelical theology / Kevin J. Vanhoozer -- General revelation and special revelation / Addison H. Leitch -- The saving acts of God / George E. Ladd -- The inspiration of the Bible / Philip E. Hughes -- The incommunicable attributes of the triune God / Fred H. Klooster -- The communicable attributes of God / Anthony A. Hoekema -- The Holy Trinity / J. Kenneth Grider -- The decrees of God / Geoffrey W. Bromiley -- Predestination / William Childs Robinson -- Creation / Harold B. Kuhn -- Angels / Bernard Ramm -- Satan and the demons / G. C. Berkouwer -- Providence / Andrew K. Rule -- Miracles / Henry Stob -- The origin and nature of man / John H. Gerstner -- The covenant of works / Oswald T. Allis -- The nature and origin of sin / J. Oliver Buswell, Jr. -- Original sin, imputation, and inability / Cornelius Van Til -- The covenant of grace / Herbert M. Carson -- The person of Christ: incarnation and virgin birth / F. F. Bruce -- The person of Christ: the Kenotic theory / Wayne E. Ward -- The person of Christ: death, resurrection, ascension / Ralph Earle -- Jesus Christ: prophet, priest, and king / Samuel J. Mikolaski -- The atonement / Leon Morris -- The intercessory work of Christ / Robert Paul Roth -- The work of the Holy Spirit / John F. Walvoord -- Common grace / M. Eugene Osterhaven -- Effectual calling / J. Norval Geldenhuys -- Regeneration / Otto Michel -- Repentance and conversion / Julius R. Mantey -- Faith / Calvin D. Linton -- The mystical union / William A. Mueller -- Justification by faith / H. D. McDonald -- Adoption / J. Theodore Mueller -- Sanctification / John Murray -- The perseverance of the saints / W. Boyd Hunt -- The nature of the church / James I. Packer -- The government of the church / Edward John Carnell -- Baptism and the Lord's Supper / Merrill C. Tenney -- Other means of grace / Frank E. Gaebelein -- Death and immortality / J. G. S. S. Thomson -- The Second Coming: millennial views / William M. Arnett -- The resurrection of the dead and final judgment / Walter W. Wessel -- The final state: heaven and hell / J. A. Motyer
Summary "Basics of the Faith is an overview of essential Christian doctrines from some of the best minds of mid-twentieth century evangelicalism around the globe. Originally appearing in the pages of Christianity Today during 1961-1962, this collection includes essays from influential theologians and biblical scholars including Philip E. Hughes on inspiration, Anthony A. Hoekema on the divine attributes, John Murray on sanctification, Cornelius Van Til on original sin, F. F. Bruce on the person of Christ, G. E. Ladd on the saving acts of God, Leon Morris on the atonement, and J. I. Packer on the nature of the church. This edition includes an introduction by Kevin J. Vanhoozer that lays out their original context and evaluates their ongoing significance. Approachable yet scholarly, Basics of the Faith is both a relevant systematic theology and a celebration of evangelical heritage." -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Evangelicalism.
Theology, Doctrinal.
Theology, Doctrinal.
Form Electronic book
Author Allis, Oswald T. (Oswald Thompson), 1880-1973, contributor.
Arnett, William M. (William Melvin), 1915-1995, contributor.
Berkouwer, G. C. (Gerrit Cornelis), 1903-1996, contributor.
Bromiley, G. W. (Geoffrey William), contributor.
Bruce, F. F. (Frederick Fyvie), 1910-1990, contributor.
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977, contributor.
Carnell, Edward John, 1919-1967, contributor.
Carson, Herbert M., contributor.
Earle, Ralph, contributor.
Gaebelein, Frank E. (Frank Ely), 1899-1983, contributor.
Geldenhuys, J. Norval, 1918-1964, contributor
Gerstner, John H. (John Henry), 1914-1996, contributor.
Grider, J. Kenneth (Joseph Kenneth), 1921-2006, contributor.
Henry, Carl F. H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003, editor.
Hoekema, Anthony A., 1913-1988, contributor.
Hughes, Philip Edgcumbe, contributor.
Hunt, W. Boyd (William Boyd), 1916-2007, contributor.
Klooster, Fred H., contributor.
Kuhn, Harold B., 1911-1994, contributor.
Ladd, George Eldon, 1911-1982, contributor.
Leitch, Addison H., contributor.
Linton, Calvin Darlington, 1914- contributor.
Mantey, Julius R., contributor.
McDonald, H. D. (Hugh Dermot), contributor.
Michel, Otto, 1903-1993, contributor.
Mikolaski, Samuel J. (Samuel John), contributor.
Morris, Leon, 1914-2006, contributor.
Motyer, J. A., contributor.
Mueller, John Theodore, 1885-1967, contributor.
Mueller, William A., contributor.
Murray, John, 1898-1975, contributor.
Osterhaven, M. Eugene (Maurice Eugene), 1915-2004, contributor.
Packer, J. I. (James Innell), contributor.
Ramm, Bernard L. (Bernard Lawrence), 1916-1992, contributor.
Robinson, Wm. Childs (William Childs), 1897-1982, contributor.
Roth, Robert Paul, contributor.
Rule, Andrew K., 1893-1975, contributor.
Stob, Henry, 1908-1996, contributor.
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985, contributor.
Thomson, J. G. S. S. (James Grant-Suttie Stewart), 1911-2003, contributor.
Van Til, Cornelius, 1895-1987, contributor.
Vanhoozer, Kevin J., writer of introduction, contributor.
Walvoord, John F., contributor.
Ward, Wayne E., contributor.
Wessel, Walter W. (Walter Weston), contributor.
ISBN 1683593391