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Know the Creeds and Councils

Know the Creeds and Councils

By Justin Holcomb
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.38 Stars

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On 10/31 Charlie Tinsley wrote: In every generation, the Christian church must interpret and restate its bedrock beliefs, answering the challenges and concerns of the day. This accessible overview walks readers through centuries of creeds, councils, catechisms, and confessions—not with a dry focus on dates and places, but with an ... Book Review of “KNOW: The Creeds and Councils”

Charlie Tinsley's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/3 Brandi Clevinger wrote: Justin Holcomb explores centuries of creeds, councils, catechisms, and confessions that is behind the tradition of Christianity in his book Know the Creeds and Councils. Each chapter includes key points, historical context, theory explanations, discussion questions, and more. Like the other books in ... Know the Creeds and Councils by Justin Holcomb

Brandi's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/28 Melanie wrote: Know the Creeds and Councils is a great little book to help you learn more about church history and some of the key creeds, catechisms, confessions, and councils. I loved the wide variety of topics included -- some of the councils/creeds I've heard of before, but others are new to me. I also loved how ... A great little book to help you learn more about church history!

Melanie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/13 eph61820 wrote: For those that desire a quick overview of the Creeds and Councils that are foundational to the Christian Faith, this Know Series booklet is my top recommendation. This is the BEST book I have read in a while on this topic and cannot recommend it highly enough. It is thorough, but not bogged down, ... This is an essential go-to for a refresher

eph61820's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/10 Angel Roman wrote: A couple of days ago I posted a review for Justin S. Holcomb‘s Know the Heretics, a historical book about the most important heresies in church history. After I finished I started with Know the Creeds and Councils, another book that’s part of the same series. Holcomb follows a similar formula with ... Review – Know the Creeds and Councils by Justin S. Holcomb

Angel Roman's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/20 Paula Greene wrote: I was raised in a Southern Baptist tradition that rejected creeds, catechisms, and councils.  Yet the denomination conducts denominational meetings much like a council that lays out the representation of its beliefs on a regular basis in a type of confession.  In a tradition of rejecting tradition, ... Why Know about the Christian Creeds & Councils?

Paula Greene's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/16 Debra Brinkman wrote: I'm pretty ignorant when it comes to things like the history of the church, or even a whole lot on theology types of issues. It seems like I get into conversations all the time where people are throwing out words like sola scriptura or talking about TULIP (I assume that is supposed to be capitalized) ... Know the Creeds and Councils {a Book Look Blogger review}

Debra's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/7 Julie Armstrong wrote: This small volume covers the ecumenical councils (synods of the church undivided, and accepted as foundational throughout the churches); important denominational councils,the significant creeds such as the Apostles’, Nicene and Athanasian; and the major catechisms. Holcomb acknowledges the political ... Book Review: Know the Creeds and Councils, Justin S. Holcomb

Julie Armstrong's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/5 Meddy wrote: For hundreds of hundreds of years the Christian church has gathered together to write creeds and doctrines that outline the foundation of Orthodox thought. Falling outside of the realm of these beliefs or defining terms helps to clarify what makes you Christian or not. Justin S. Holcomb’s book “The ... KNOW: THE CREEDS AND COUNCILS // JUSTIN S. HOLCOMB

Meddy's Rating:

5 Stars