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The Baker Compact Dictionary of Theological Terms

, 2016
ISBN: 9780801015762
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Christianity is a faith built upon the Word and understood through words, both written and spoken, handed down for centuries. But many of the terms used in theological writings are unfamiliar. For the Christian desiring a clear understanding of these terms, this book offers concise definitions of six hundred of the most significant words at the heart of the Christian faith, including terms related to a wide variety of topics from doctrinal to church practice and theology to church history. Important events, movements, and historical documents are covered, as well as relevant philosophical concepts for understanding events, debates, and ideas that have shaped Christian theology through history.

Students of the Bible, college and seminary students, and anyone who desires to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith will find this an indispensable resource.

  • Makes available essential information for gaining an basic grasp of important topics
  • Presents brief, accessible definitions for a wide audience
  • Includes a convenient appendix of French, German, and Korean theological terms

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by a world-class set of research and study tools. . Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Gregg R. Allison

Dr. Allison comes to Southern from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon, where he had taught theology and church history for nine years. He has also served as adjunct faculty at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL; Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL; Judson College, Elgin, IL; and Institute of Biblical Studies, Western Europe. Dr. Allison has 18 years of ministry experience as a staff member of Campus Crusade, where he worked in campus ministry as well as a missionary to Italy and Switzerland. He also co-pastored a church in Lugano, Switzerland. He is author of Getting Deep: Understand What You Believe About God and Why and Jesusology: Understand What You Believe About Jesus and Why, and he has five articles in The Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions. He is currently the book review editor for theological, historical, and philosophical studies, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, a position in which he has served for the last seven years. Dr. Allison is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society in which he serves on the editorial and membership committees and regularly presents papers at its national meetings.

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