Theology summary

Over the past couple of weeks, I have posted a series of articles on the basics of systematic theology.  These were not intended to be exhaustive, but merely to whet your appetite for a greater consideration of the essential elements of systematic theology. The series is now complete and all the posts are archived under […]

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How does it all end?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.” The final primary category of systematic theology is eschatology — the study of the […]

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What are angels?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.” If you peruse any greeting card rack — particularly in early February — you […]

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What is the church?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.”   There are many perversions and corruptions of the church in contemporary culture.  So […]

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Who is the Holy Spirit?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.”   Who is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is fully God.  He is […]

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Who is Christ?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.” The importance of thinking rightly about the person of Christ was articulated well by […]

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What is salvation?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.” The gospel has always been debated.  Its meaning has always been argued about and […]

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What is sin?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.”   Sin is defined as a transgression of the law of God — a […]

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Who is man?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.”   Plato said, “Man is nothing more than a featherless biped.” (So one of […]

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Who is God?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.”   What are the essential truths to know about an infinite God?  What are […]

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One supreme book

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.” I was a literature major in college.  I love bookstores.  New ones.  Old ones.  […]

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How can we know God?

This post is part of a series of posts on the basics of systematic theology.  Why do we need theology, and what are the essential truths to know about each doctrine?  All the posts are archived under the category “Theology 101.”   When children are first learning language and the margins of their world are […]

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