Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs
Packer, J. I.
“How can I know God better?”
“If only I had the time to study theology ...”
“If only someone could explain the essentials of theology in bite-sized portions.”
“If only there were a resource that went deeper without drowning the reader in page after page.”
J. I. Packer has done it!
Finally, there’s a book that explains the essentials of theology in a style and length that busy readers can appreciate. J. I. Packer, noted theologian and author of Knowing God, offers 94 concise studies. Each focuses on our great God and his wonderful plan for us.
“Where does the Bible say that?”
Each study is just a couple of pages long. That means you can find the answers you need quickly. But don’t be fooled--there are plenty of Scripture references on every page. You can go as deep as you want at the pace you want.
Short studies on the essentials.
In these chapters, you’ll find what Packer calls the "permanent essentials of Christianity." The essentials are summarized so that you can find them quickly and easily. The essentials are expressed in such a way that you can both understand and appreciate the greatness of God.
So jump right in. Discover for yourself how Christian theology is not just a system of beliefs, but a way of life.
About the Author
J. I. Packer (PhD, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.