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Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms

, 2002
ISBN: 9780830867073

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Beginning to study theology is like stepping into a conversation that has been going on for two thousand years. How do you take part in this conversation—or even make sense of it—if you don’t understand the vocabulary or know the contributions made by other participants?

The Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms is the perfect companion to your theological studies. Among its 300-plus definitions are:

  • English terms, from accomodation to wrath of God
  • Foreign terms, from a posteriori to via media
  • Theological movements and traditions, from the Alexandrian School to Wesleyanism
  • Theologians, from Anselm of Canterbury to Ulrich Zwingli

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  • Defines important theological terms
  • Identifies major theologians, organizations, and traditions
  • Offers brief, concise, and quick references

Top Highlights

“The central characteristic of Arian thought was that because God is one, Jesus could not have also been truly God” (Page 15)

“original sin is the state of alienation from God into which all humans are born” (Page 87)

“The idea that Scripture is completely free from error.” (Page 66)

“The Bible will not fail in its ultimate purpose of revealing God and the way of salvation to humans” (Page 66)

“God works with humans in distinct ways (dispensations) through history” (Page 39)

Stanley J. Grenz (1950–2005) earned a BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1973, an MDiv from Denver Seminary in 1976, and a DTheol from the University of Munich, Germany in 1978. Ordained into the gospel ministry in 1976, Grenz worked within the local church context as a youth director and assistant pastor at Northwest Baptist Church in Denver, pastor at Rowandale Baptist Church in Winnipeg, and interim pastor.

David Guretzki (PhD, McGill U.) is a professor of theology and serves as the dean at Briercrest Seminary in Caronport in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Cherith Fee Nordling (PhD, University of St. Andrews) works with the Antioch Leadership Network in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


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