[Reading] ➺ The Apostles Creed for Today Author Justo L. González – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

The Apostles Creed for Today This Volume In The Popular For Today Series, Written By The Highly Respected Theologian And Author Justo Gonzalez, Explains The Familiar Apostles Creed In Easy, Accessible Language Gonzalez Explores Not Only What The Creed Meant In The Early Centuries But Also Its Ongoing Importance And Relevance For Christian Faith And Practice TodayThe For Today Series Was Designed To Provide Reliable And Accessible Resources For The Study And Real Life Application Of Important Biblical Texts, Theological Documents, And Christian Practices The Emphasis Of The Series Is Not Only On The Realization And Appreciation Of What These Subjects Have Meant In The Past, But Also On Their Value In The Present For Today Thought Provoking Questions Are Included At The End Of Each Chapter, Making The Books Ideal For Personal Study And Group Use

10 thoughts on “The Apostles Creed for Today

  1. says:

    This is a great book on a complex subject It breaks the creed down phrase by phrase and shows how each part reinforces an aspect of our faith Gonz lez also shows how the creed was designed to counter some of the heresies faced by the early church.The questions for discussion at

  2. says:

    This is an excellent work that succinctly explains the historical background to the Apostle s Creed Taking each line and providing the theological underpinnings, I found myself inspired anew by the creed Each of the thirteen chapters are compact ending with three well framed questio

  3. says:

    An excellent analysis of the apostles creed, it s origins, history, and meaning for us today A must read for anyone who recites the creed weekly in Sunday services, or who wants a deeper understanding of our beliefs.

  4. says:

    This is an easy to read and extremely practical look at the Apostles Creed Gonzalez is weaves historical implication into the study with such ease and value Each paragraph is full of wisdom and simple to understand An additional added value is his perspective on theological implications from

  5. says:

    Second read Man it has s much insight for such a small simple read.

  6. says:

    Concise yet rich, accessible yet ponderous, practical yet beautiful Very helpful context for understanding this widely affirmed declaration of belief.

  7. says:

    An excellent concise summary of the Apostle s Creed

  8. says:

    This is a very delightful and easy to read book briefly outlining the history of the Apostles Creed and explaining line by line what the creed meant in its original historical context and what it means for Christians today On a secondary level, the book has a very devotional flavor to it and was surprisinglythan

  9. says:

    Gonzalez s strength rested in his ability to study the language, culture, and historical context which helps understand why certain themes were written into the creed He gives his own insight as to why many of these themes are still relevant today or rather when he wrote it 10 years ago Throughout he heavily cites ea

  10. says:

    After reading Augustine and Barth on the Apostle s Creed, this was quite unsatisfying Though the historical evolution of the creed is well integrated, it s too brief and not deep enough as a whole for me to recommend to other readers.

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