Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
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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.
"Only well-informed teachers can summarize large topics in a way that is both accurate and accessible. That is precisely what the authors of this pocket dictionary have achieved."