Three generations of college and seminary students have gained invaluable perspectives in theology and church history from Thiessen's timelessly lucid and objective outline format. Condensing 20 centuries of church thinking into eight major sections, he also includes helpful subject and Scripture indexes. A reference you're sure to reach for repeatedly. 466 pages, softcover from Eerdmans.
Originally published in 1949 and then revised in 1979, this comprehensive introduction to systematic theology has well served countless students and pastors for more than half a century. In this paperback edition it will continue to instruct serious students of the Bible and theology.
Following two introductory chapters delineating the nature, necessity, possibility, and divisions of theology, Henry Clarence Thiessen systematically address a wide range of subjects in eight major sections -- Theism, Bibliology, Theology, Anthropology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, Angelology, and Eschatology. Also included are two specialized indexes for further study -- an Index of Subjects and an Index of Scriptural References that includes over 4,000 entries.