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Overview Have you ever wondered about "the five points"? What do they really mean?
You've heard of Reformed theology, but you're not certain what it is. Some references to it have been positive, some negative. It appears to be important, and you'd like to know more about it. But you want a full, understandable explanation, not a simplistic one.
What Is Reformed Theology? is not a textbook but rather an accessible introduction to beliefs that have been immensely influential in the evangelical church. In this insightful book, R. C. Sproul will walk you through the foundations of the Reformed doctrine and explain how the Reformed belief is centered on God, based on God's Word, and committed to faith in Jesus Christ. Sproul will explain the five points of Reformed theology and will make plain to you the reality of God's amazing grace.
Previously published as Grace Unknown
Publishers Description Few evangelical Christians today understand Reformed theology, even though it has become an immensely influential theological tradition. Recognizing only key terms relating to predestination or the five points, many Christians want a better explanation of the concepts and beliefs that make up a Reformed perspective. "What is Reformed Theology?" is an introduction to a doctrine that has eluded so many evangelical Christians. And who better to teach about Reformed theology than R. C. Sproul? In thoroughly expounding the foundational doctrines and five points, Sproul asserts the reality of God's amazing grace. For anyone wanting to know more about Reformed theology, this candid book offers a coherent and complete introduction to an established belief. Previously published as "Grace Unknown"
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Studio: Baker Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 0801065593 ISBN13 9780801065590
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More About R. C. Sproul
Dr. R.C. Sproul is the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian education ministry located near Orlando, Florida. His teaching can be heard on the program Renewing Your Mind, which is broadcast on hundreds of radio outlets in the United States and in 40 countries worldwide. He is the executive editor of Tabletalk magazine, general editor of The Reformation Study Bible, and the author of more than seventy books and scores of articles for national evangelical publications. Dr. Sproul also serves as president of Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies, and Reformation Bible College in Sanford, Florida. He currently serves as senior minister of preaching and teaching at Saint Andrew's in Sanford, FL.
R. C. Sproul currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. R. C. Sproul was born in 1939.
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Reviews - What do customers think about What is Reformed Theology?: Understanding the Basics?
A very clear introduction on Reformed Theology Mar 17, 2007
Being a non-Reformed person, I have always wanted a clear explanation of the Reformed viewpoint without a lot of the theological jargon. I found it in this wonderful book by R.C. Sproul. He explains the foundations of Reformed theology and the 5 Points of Reformed Theology.
The chapters in this book are as follows:
Part 1 Foundations of Reformed Theology
1 Centered on God 2 Based on God's Word Alone 3 Committed to Faith Alone 4 Devoted to the Prophet, Priest and King 5 Nicknamed Covenant Theology
Part 2 5 Points of Reformed Theology
6 Humanity's Radical Corruption 7 God's Sovereign Choice 8 Christ's Purposeful Atonement 9 The Spirit's Effective Call 10 God's Preservation of the Saints
R.C. Sproul explains with very clear text and helpful charts all the essentials of Reformed theology -- TULIP, covenant theology, God's Sovereignty, Limited Atonement, etc. This helped me so much to get a good overview and understanding of the essentials of Reformed Theology. Highly recommended!!
Bible Study book Jan 6, 2007
Ten women in a PCA church are monthly discussing the contents. Not an easy read but a great one. It is a good review of theology.especially if you come from a reformed tradition but if not it explains a lot of things- especially the differences between Catholic and Protestant views.
Wow, this book is a great Sunday School book! Nov 15, 2006
We are going through this book in our adult class at Church and R. C. has caused us to seriously think about what we really believe. Wonderful!!! R. C. Sproul is a great writer and his teaching is very inspiring!!! Wow!!!
Utterly fascinating and objective review of Reformed Theology Sep 11, 2006
If you want to understand the 'fundamentals' of evangelical Christianity, then start with this great theological book! Excellent for teachers and students alike!
Reformed Theology - What you need to know in a nutshell! Jul 20, 2006
This is a great book for those seeking to understand Reformed Theology! I recommend it!