This text provides the biblical basis for 52 doctrines, complete with topical and Scripture indexes. It is a revised and enlarged edition of a work originally published in 1926 and includes questions for discussion and review at the conclusion of...
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This text provides the biblical basis for 52 doctrines, complete with topical and Scripture indexes. It is a revised and enlarged edition of a work originally published in 1926 and includes questions for discussion and review at the conclusion of each chapter.
In an age characterized by skepticism and ignorance of the Holy Scriptures, this timely volume clearly sets forth the biblical truths and teachings that long have been cherished by Christians. Virtually a classic for this century, Major Bible Themes includes chapters on doctrines that merit particular attention in the contemporary religious scene, such as the Holy Spirit, the nature of the Church, and the second coming of Christ. Designed for group and individual study, for pastors, laymen, and students, Major Bible Themes is an indispensable tool, providing the biblical basis for fifty-two doctrines, complete with topical and Scripture indexes. Questions for discussion and review follow each chapter. Whether your purpose is to explore Bible doctrines as a new Christian, to erase confusion stemming from conflicting views in the contemporary church, or to establish a stronger basis for witnessing to your beliefs, Major Bible Themes is essential for study and reference.
John F Walvoord is considered the world's foremost interpreter of biblical prophecy. He authored nearly 30 books including the New York Times bestseller, Armagaeddon, Oil and The Midle East Crisis. He served as president and professor of systematic theology at Dallas Theological Seminary from 1952-1986. He earned degrees from Wheaton College, Texas Christian University, and Dallas Theological Seminary. Walvoord died in December 2002 at the age of 92.- Publisher.
Lewis Sperry Chafer (1871-1952), American Presbyterian clergyman and educator, was born in Rock Creek, Ohio; studied at New Lyme Academy and Oberlin Conservatory and College, both in Ohio; studied under C. I. Scoffield; and was ordained in 1900. In 1924, he founded the Evangelical Theological College (now Dallas Theological Seminary) and was its president and professor of systematic theology until his death. His many other works include Satan, True Evangelism, Grace, Major Bible Themes, and the eight-volume Systematic Theology.