1. More than ever, young people need to be thoroughly grounded in the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith. Cults and false teachings are currently threatening to capture the minds and hearts of the spiritually naive. Since its first printing in 1933, the Manual of Christian Doctrine has been a trusted and effective tool for parents, church leaders, and educators who are serious about training teens and young adults in “Thus saith the Lord.” The new Second Edition has carefully preserved the doctrinal accuracy of Berkhof’s original work while updating the style and format of the text material for readers in the twenty-first century.
2. Mindful of the great importance of the proper indoctrination of the young people of the church, Louis Berkhof wrote this comprehensive yet concise introduction to the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith froma a Reformed perspective. Reprinted in 1998 this text is ideally suited as a textbook for high school and college classes, for Bible classes, and study groups. From a Reformed perspective, Berkhof summarizes the body of church doctrine, beginning with the doctrines of Scripture and proceeding through statements on anthropology, Christology, soteriology, and eschatology. Conveying profound theological exposition with exceptionally clear and simple language, this book is ideally suited as a textbook for high school and college classes, for Bible classes, study groups , and for the interested general reader. Study questions and suggestions for further reading follow each chapter, and the organization of the text in outline form is highly conductive to quick reference and review.
3. Louis Berkhof wrote this comprehensive yet concise introduction to the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith from a Reformed perspective. 361 pp. ISBN: 0-8028-1647-9