Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Title: Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Publisher: IVP Academic
Beginning to study Reformed theology is like stepping into a family conversation that has been going on for five hundred years. How do you find your bearings and figure out how to take part in this conversation without embarrassing yourself?
The Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition takes on this rich, boisterous and varied tradition in its broad contours, filling you in on its common affirmations as well as its family tensions. Here you will find succinct and reliable entries on
Latin terms, such as ad fontes and sola fide
Theologians, from Calvin to Torrance
Confessions, such as the Belgic and Westminster
Doctrines, such as atonement and sanctification
Apologists, such as Francis Schaeffer and Cornelius Van Til
And much more.
The Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition is ready to assist you over the rough parts of readings, lectures, conversations and blogs. It will also be a companionable and concise introduction to one of the great Christian traditions.
Designed for students and pastors alike, the short and accessible volumes in the IVP Pocket Reference Series will help you tackle the study of biblical languages, church history, apologetics, world religions, Christian spirituality, ethics, theology, and more.