Similar to the author’s Manual of Christian Doctrine, this volume offers a simpler and briefer presentation of Christian doctrine geared especially to high school. Berkhof’s Summary of Christian Doctrine is a very concise version of his Basic information: Louis Berkhof ( – ) was a Reformed systematic. The Nature of Religion. The Bible informs us that man was created in the image of God. When he fell in sin, he did not entirely cease to be the image-bearer of.

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Summary of Christian Doctrine by Louis Berkhof

Feb 10, Rachel rated it liked it. Louis Berkhof — was a Reformed theologian best known for his Systematic Theology In his work on systematic theology Berkhof followed in the line of Lpuis Calvin and embraced the development of Reformed theology by the Dutch theologians Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck.

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I found it enjoyable because of its clarity and conciseness. A good summary to understand Reformed doctrines. May 12, Michael A. Great work by Berkhof.

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For those who use the Reformed Confessions, this is a very useful companion book. Books by Louis Berkhof. It was my first exposure to Berkhof, and I like his style of writting.

While free of lots of technical excusions, Berkhof was very well versed in the broader theological discussions, both classical and contemporary. Quotes from Summary of Christ Required Field Not a valid email.

Summary of Christian Doctrine, by Louis Berkhof

The Banner of Truth Trust, No trivia or quizzes yet. Berkhof’s is widely acknowledged to be the best brief systematic theology written in the middle part of this century.


Eerdmans, ; New Combined Edition, See 1 question about Summary of Christian Doctrine…. I found it helpful in strengthening my understanding on them. A Summary of Christian Doctrine. Jun 02, Ernest Mitchell rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. Old Testament Studies Criticism.

Aug 06, Matt Carpenter rated it really liked it. This books is just what it claims to be: Jan 10, Josiah Russell rated it it was amazing. Dec 26, Dale rated it it was amazing. Jan 17, Ray rated it really liked it. This book is summwry for chrristian who’ve never been exposed to systematics of any kind but This books is just what it claims to be: First-rate theology in an easy to read and digestible form.

Summary of Christian Doctrine

Mar 16, Allen Chridtian rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Summary of Christ Cory Spackman rated it it was amazing May 08, It’s a textbook–but necessary to read! Covers all the basics.


After I became a Christian, Berkhof was the first systematic theologian I ever read. Allie rated it it was amazing Dec 16, Literature Analysis and Cri Sep 29, Alice rated it it was amazing. This was exactly what it says it is: American History Regional History. Reflections on Commentary Writing by Gordon D. As Dutch Reformed, he is more Kuyperian and less rationalist than most Anglo-American reformed chrristian who preceded him.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eerdmans Publishing Company, All rights reserved. It has all the essentials you need in a ordered and straight to the point fashion. Religious History Early American. Especially like the included references, verses to memorize, and the questions at the end of each section. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

This little book was of tremendous help to me after being converted, and is, I summry at least, one of the major reasons why I became reformed.