Presbyterian Creeds: A Guide to the Book of Confessions

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1985 M01 1 - 292 páginas

This book provides clergy, laity, and students with a thorough introduction to their faith as set forth in the Book of Confessions. Jack Rogers explains technical terms and places current issues in perspective by examining the meaning of the creeds, confessions, and declarations found in the Book of Confessions. He examines their role in history, their full meaning, and their continued relevance to the Christian community.

 

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Preface
11
A Church That Defines and Affirms Its Faith
17
From Scripture to Confessions of Faith
27
The Nicene Creed Fourth Century A D
41
The Apostles Creed
57
The Scots Confession A D 1560
79
The Heidelberg Catechism A D 1563
96
The Second Helvetic Confession A D 1566
116
The Westminster Confession of Faith
140
The Theological Declaration
175
The Confession of 1967
202
Faith and Practice
271
Resources for Further Study
285
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Jack Rogers is Professor Emeritus of Theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary in California. He was moderator of the 213th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Roger's books include Reading the Bible and the Confessions, Claiming the Center: Churches and Conflicting Worldviews, and Presbyterian Creeds, all published by WJK.

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