Introducing Christian Doctrine, 3rd Edition


1. What Is Theology? 2. Contextualizing the Christian Message 3. God’s Universal Revelation 4. God’s Particular Revelation 5. The Preservation of the Revelation: Inspiration 6. The Dependability of God’s Word: Inerrancy 7. The Power of God’s Word: Authority 8. The Doctrine of God 9. The Greatness of God 10. The Goodness of God 11. God’s Three-in-Oneness: The Trinity 12. God’s Plan 13. God’s Originating Work: Creation 14. God’s Continuing Work: Providence 15. Evil and God’s World: A Special Problem 16. God’s Special Agents: Angels 17. Introduction to the Doctrine of Humanity 18. The Image of God in the Human 19. The Constitutional Nature of the Human 20. The Nature and Source of Sin 21. The Results of Sin 22. The Magnitude of Sin 23. The Deity of Christ 24. The Humanity of Christ 25. The Unity of the Person of Christ 26. Introduction to the Work of Christ 27. The Central Theme of Atonement 28. The Person of the Holy Spirit 29. The Work of the Holy Spirit 30. Recent Issues regarding the Holy Spirit 31. Conceptions of Salvation 32. The Antecedent to Salvation: Predestination 33. The Beginning of Salvation: Subjective Aspects 34. The Beginning of Salvation: Objective Aspects 35. The Continuation and Completion of Salvation 36. The Nature of the Church 37. The Role and Government of the Church 38. The Ordinances of the Church: Baptism and the Lord’s Supper 39. Introductory Matters and Individual Eschatology 40. The Second Coming and Its Consequents 41. Millennial and Tribulational Views 42. Final States