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Understanding doctrine

its relevance and purpose for today

by Alister E. McGrath

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Published by Zondervan Pub. House in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology, Doctrinal

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlister McGrath.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT75.2 .M395 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1559121M
    ISBN 100310479517
    LC Control Number91040110

    Book Description. This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'War on Terror', serious divergences over what the message of the 'new' military doctrine ought to be were expected around the world. However.   This book provides a theoretical understanding of such questions. Divided into three parts, the author investigates the historical roots of military doctrine and explores its growth and expansion until the present day, and goes on to analyse the main characteristics of a military by: 6.

    The second edition of Understanding Christian Doctrine presents a completely updated and revised edition that builds on the most popular features of the first edition to offer a lively overview to the central beliefs of Christianity. Ian S Markham, a noted authority of Christianity, discusses the great thinkers of the Christian tradition and puts them in conversation with contemporary progressive theologies in a book . Lecture: Why Study Christian Doctrine The first book of theology I ever studied boldly headed its first chapter with the title, The queen of the sciences — Theology, and the writer claimed: "Seeing that Theology has for its domain the knowledge of God and His works, it is only just to regard it as the noblest of all the sciences — the very.

    The Secret Doctrine, the Synthesis of Science, Religion and Philosophy, a book originally published as two volumes in written by Helena first volume is named Cosmogenesis, the second was an influential example of the revival of interest in esoteric and occult ideas in the modern age, in particular because of its claim to reconcile ancient eastern wisdom Author: Helena Blavatsky. Doctrine is simply a set of accepted beliefs held by a particular group. Biblical doctrine defines the parameters of Christian teaching on a given topic, such as God, sin, salvation, etc. To study doctrine is to learn essential theological truths for the purpose of embracing them in our lives.


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About the Author. Alister E. McGrath is a historian, biochemist, and Christian theologian born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. McGrath, a longtime professor at Oxford University, now holds the Chair in theology, ministry, and education at the University of London.

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The book of Revelation is the last book of the Bible in our canon for good reason. It is the final expression of and complement to the prophecies of the Jewish prophets.

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As the Army modernizes its approach to large-scale combat and multi-domain operations, changes in Army doctrine reflect those efforts. The NCO Journal discussed these doctrinal changes with Sgt. Maj. Christopher A. Prosser of the U.S. Army Mission Command Center of Excellence, and how they apply to NCOs when building strong units.An exploration of what doctrine is and why it matters to Christian believers.

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In this highly readable and much-needed book, Alister McGrath explains what doctrine is, why it is important, and what its limitations are.

He then briefly examines three key doctrines to illustrate his points; the Incarnation, the Atonement, and the Trinity.