So That's What It Means! (Ultimate A To Z Resource Series)
Some words in the larger Christian vocabulary are technical terms such as are typical of any specialized field (think "predestination" or "rapture"). Others are seeming "everyday" words that take on a special meaning when used in the Christian context (think...
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Some words in the larger Christian vocabulary are technical terms such as are typical of any specialized field (think "predestination" or "rapture"). Others are seeming "everyday" words that take on a special meaning when used in the Christian context (think "adoption" or "walk").^Here are thorough, contextualized definitions-usually in two pages or less-of 200 of the most important terms used in Christian theology, with an emphasis upon their relevance for today. Four professors with ties to Dallas Seminary generated 50 definitions each. Then an outside editor reviewed and popularized the manuscript to make it accessible to the widest possible audience. The resulting explanations help demystify each term for the reader and let him see it within the Bible's broader message.
Wendell G. Johnston served as executive vice-president of Dallas Seminary.
Solve the puzzle of religious "language" with this guide to understanding biblical and theological expressions. You'll find thorough, contextualized definitions for 200 technical terms ("predestination," "rapture") and everyday words that take on special meaning when used in a Christian framework ("adoption," "walk"). A welcome addition to your church or personal library.
John F. Walvoord( -2002) defined contemporary eschatology for an entire generation. He was Chancellor Emeritus of Dallas Theological Seminary, where he served as president from 1936 to 1986. Dr. Walvood was one America's leading conservative theologians and a specialist in dispensational eschatology. More than 3 million copies of his books are in print, including The Final Drama: 14 Keys to Understanding the Prophetic Scriptures.
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.
Donald Campbell is a poet, playwright, and theater historian who has lived in Edinburgh all his working life.