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Overview With the Lord's Prayer, the Apostles' Creed, and the Ten Commandments as his outline, Winn offers plain talk about the basics of Christian faith. From these three familiar sources he fashions a primer to help renew faith. He demonstrates in a clear and helpful way the powerfull resource that many Christians carry in their memory though they are almost unaware of it. His vibrant images warm the heart with the sudden awareness that God is very near, right now. Albert Curry Winn is President Emeritus, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is author of Ain't Gonna Study War No More: Biblical Ambiguity and the Abolition of War.
With the Lord's Prayer, the Apostles' Creed, and the Ten Commandments as his outline, Albert Winn offers plain talk about the basics of Christian faith. From these familiar sources which constitute the backbone of Luther's Catechism, Calvin's Catechism, and the Heidelberg Catechism, Winn fashions a primer to help renew faith. His book initiates a realm of Christian learning that remains important for a lifetime.
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Library Journal - 06/01/1990
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.97" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.86" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1990
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664251013 ISBN13 9780664251017
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More About Albert Curry Winn
Winn is President Emeritus, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
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This is an excellent introduction to the basics of the faith Nov 24, 1997
Have you ever found yourself saying something in a worship service and suddenly have those old familiar words speak to you in a new way? This book will do that time and again. Winn opens up these ancient words of the Christian faith (Lord's Prayer, Apostles' Creed, Ten Commandments) phrase by phrase and shows how they are relevant to living today. Many people have memorized these "Big Three", but this author helps us see them in new ways using simple language and insightful stories. If you want to grow in your faith and be challenged to live it out, this is a book for you to read and give to others.