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What Christians Ought to Believe

Michael F Bird

Hardback 2016-07-05

Using the Apostle's Creed as starting point, Michael Bird summarizes the basic tenets of the Christian faith, covering the persons of the Trinity and the Church. He includes memorable illustrations and tips for application. An appendix contains the creed in its original Latin and Greek.

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:Modern Christians have often hesitated to embrace the ancient creeds because of our "nothing but the Bible" tradition. In What Christians Ought to Believe Michael Bird opens our eyes to the possibilities of the Apostle's Creed as a way to explore and understand the basic teachings of the Christian faith.

Bringing together theological commentary, tips for application, and memorable illustrations, What Christians Ought to Believe summarizes the basic tenets of the Christian faith using the Apostle's Creed as its entryway. After first emphasizing the importance of creeds for the formation of the Christian faith, each chapter, following the Creed's outline, introduces the Father, the Son, and the Spirit and the Church. An appendix includes the Apostles' Creed in the original Latin and Greek.

What Christians Ought to Believe is ideally suited for both the classroom and the church setting to teach beginning students and laypersons the basics of what Christians ought to affirm if they are to be called Christians.

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Using the Apostle's Creed as starting point, Michael Bird summarizes the basic tenets of the Christian faith, covering the persons of the Trinity and the Church. He includes memorable illustrations and tips for application. An appendix contains the creed in its original Latin and Greek.

Publisher Description

:Modern Christians have often hesitated to embrace the ancient creeds because of our "nothing but the Bible" tradition. In What Christians Ought to Believe Michael Bird opens our eyes to the possibilities of the Apostle's Creed as a way to explore and understand the basic teachings of the Christian faith.

Bringing together theological commentary, tips for application, and memorable illustrations, What Christians Ought to Believe summarizes the basic tenets of the Christian faith using the Apostle's Creed as its entryway. After first emphasizing the importance of creeds for the formation of the Christian faith, each chapter, following the Creed's outline, introduces the Father, the Son, and the Spirit and the Church. An appendix includes the Apostles' Creed in the original Latin and Greek.

What Christians Ought to Believe is ideally suited for both the classroom and the church setting to teach beginning students and laypersons the basics of what Christians ought to affirm if they are to be called Christians.

Koorong Code441842
ISBN0310520924
EAN9780310520924
Pages240
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryChristian Basics
PublisherZondervan
Publication DateJul 2016
Dimensions21 x 160 x 240mm
Weight0.453kg