Lectures in Systematic Theology
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About "Lectures in Systematic Theology"
First published in 1949, this comprehensive introduction to systematic theology has served as a classroom text for students and seminarians and as a continuing reference aid for pastors and serious students of the scriptures. Now fully revised and updated by Vernon D. Doerksen, it remains a work of undiminished scholarly value.Thiessen addresses a wide rage of substantive issues in sections on theism, bibliology, theology, angelology, anthropology, soteriology, ecclesiology, and eschatology. Particularly helpful to students are two specialized indexes: an Index of Subjects, and an Index of Scriptural References that includes more than 4,000 entries.This revised edition remains completely faithful to the substance and character of the original. Reflected here, however, are the advances that have occurred since the date of it's original publication: older references frequently have given way to citations from more current biblical and theological works, and a section on personal eschatology has been incorporated for the first time. Also included in the revised edition are a completely new chapter on the Holy Spirit and a full bibliography to aid in further study.
Meet the Author
Henry Clarence Thiessen
Thiessen was formerly Chairman of the Faculty of the Graduate School, Wheaton College.
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I really really liked this text when I used it for my theology foundations subject, moreso than the prescribed systematic theology text! Very very straightforward format and comprehensively covers all the doctrines of Christianity in easy-to-understand language. Everyone really needs to have a systematic theology book, and if you make time to read it (I had to enrol in a course to force myself to read these books) you will learn an amazing heap about our faith.