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A Pocket Guide to Christian Belief

Den Toren Benno Van

A Pocket Guide to Christian Belief

Den Toren Benno Van

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A concise overview of what Christians believe Part of the Pocket Guides series, this book explains the main elements of the Christian faith in a straight forward way. The author gives special attention to questions that are raised about Christianity in a multicultural, multi-faith and postmodern setting. Topics covered include:

  • Who is God?
  • Creation
  • Salvation through Jesus
  • The Global Impact of Jesus
  • The Holy Spirit
  • The Church
  • The Christian Life.
Lion Pocket Guides offer handy, at-a-glance information on various topics of religious and cultural interest.
-Publisher.

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About "A Pocket Guide to Christian Belief"

A concise overview of what Christians believe Part of the Pocket Guides series, this book explains the main elements of the Christian faith in a straight forward way. The author gives special attention to questions that are raised about Christianity in a multicultural, multi-faith and postmodern setting. Topics covered include:

  • Who is God?
  • Creation
  • Salvation through Jesus
  • The Global Impact of Jesus
  • The Holy Spirit
  • The Church
  • The Christian Life.
Lion Pocket Guides offer handy, at-a-glance information on various topics of religious and cultural interest.
-Publisher.


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From its humble beginnings as a minor Jewish sect in a remote part of the Roman empire, Christianity has grown to become a major world religion with more than two billion adherents worldwide. But what does it mean to be Christian' in the increasingly multi-religious setting of the 21st century? Featuring a warm and open-minded approach, this is an informative introduction to the fundamental tenets of Christianity, helping the reader to understand what Christians believe and giving special attention to questions that are raised about Christian beliefs in our multicultural and post-modern setting. Addressing topics such as Global Christianity, The Identity of God, Christ and Salvation, The Holy Spirit and the Church, and The Meaning and End of History, and comparing Christianity's teachings with those of other religions along the way,A Pocket Guide to Christian Beliefprovides an accessible and contemporary introduction to the major Christian doctrines, unpacking their meaning for today's world.
- Publisher

This book explains the main elements of the Christian faith in a warm and approachable way, giving special attention to questions that are raised about the Christian faith in a multicultural and postmodern setting. Chapters include: Global Christianity; The Identity of God; The Human Being; Christ and Salvation; The Holy Spirit and the Church; and The Meaning and End of History. The following themes also recur throughout the book: the global impact of Jesus Christ; the communal nature of God's plan for the world; the meaning of Christian belief in a multi-religious world; and the reality we encounter in Jesus Christ.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Den Toren Benno Van

Revd Dr Benno van den Toren (Ph.D., University of Kampen) is Dean of Faculty & Tutor in Doctrine at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. Benno is from the Netherlands, studied theology in Utrecht, Oxford and Kampen where he did his doctoral research on apologetics, Karl Barth, and postmodernism.

After working as a pastoral assistant and with the Dutch evangelical student movement, he moved with his family to French-speaking Africa, where he taught systematic theology for eight years at the Bangui Evangelical School of Theology.

During those years he published in Dutch, English, and French, mainly on the nature of Christian doctrine and ethics in a multicultural world. His most recent publications are A Pocket Guide To Christian Belief and Reasons for My Hope: Questions and Objections from Non-Christian Friends
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Table Of Contents

  • Chapters Include: Global Christianity; The Identity Of God; The Human Being; Christ And Salvation; The Holy Spirit And The Church; And The Meaning And End Of History. The Following Themes Also Recur Throughout The Book: The Global Impact Of Jesus Christ; The Communal Nature Of God's Plan For The World; The Meaning Of Christian Belief In A Multi-religious World; And The Reality We Encounter In Jesus Christ.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 279943
  • Product Code 9780745952147
  • ISBN 0745952143
  • EAN 9780745952147
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Reference
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Feb 2009
  • Dimensions 179 x 125 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.230kg

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