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What Christians Ought to Believe

What Christians Ought to Believe An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostles’ Creed

By Michael F. Bird
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.41 Stars

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On 2/7 Donnie Haflich wrote: Anyone who thinks that the practice of orthodox doctrine in one’s life is a pursuit of stale, boring, and dusty thinking from ancient people who were not as technologically advanced as we, has not read anything written by an Anglican.Of course this statement has its caveats, as not all Anglican thinkers ... What Christians Ought to Believe

Donnie Haflich's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/27 steven.dresen wrote: Michael Bird in What Christians Ought to Believe reminds readers of the importance of the Apostle's Creed. While the Apostle's Creed has an important place in many tradition in American evangelicalism the Creed is largely ignored. Bird begins his work by addressing the importance of creeds in general ... Review: What Christians Ought to Believe

steven.dresen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/7 Evan Knies wrote: After Dr. Bird shows the importance of the creeds, he shows why we need them and who they are for. Christians need them so that we are not led astray but united. They were written by the Church, for the Church. As Dr. Bird addresses the importance, why we need them, who they are for, he then begins ... Book Brief: What Christians Ought to Believe

Evan 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/2 mrandmrsjdanderson wrote: Michael F. Bird provides a real service for the Church with this excellent treatment of the Apostles' Creed. Bird has written a book which will be able to be used in churches across denominational lines as he is summarizing the statement of faith which all orthodox Christians would affirm. Bird skillfully ... Book Review: What Christians Ought to Believe

mrandmrsjdanderson's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/14 durough wrote: Michael F. Bird’s What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostle’s Creed attempts to convince college students (the intended primary audience) of the author’s belief in the necessity of creeds and then presents his own theology through the skeleton of ... Can't recommend for coursework.

durough's Rating:

2 Stars

On 8/5 Sarah Bergman wrote: A friend who lives in the city once told me that she doesn’t know any Christians where she lives and works. I found that hard to believe because it seems like everyone I know is a Christian. She said, “Some might say they are Christian but if you ask ‘Do you believe Jesus is God’s son, lived ... Creeds are important

Sarah Bergman's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/3 Bookwomanjoan wrote: Bird is concerned that many churches have abandoned the creeds. He argues here that we should make use of the creeds, incorporating them into statements of belief, worship, preaching, and teaching. He focuses here on The Apostles' Creed as a good way to guarantee the integrity and orthodoxy of faith. ... What Christians Ought to Believe by Michael F. Bird

Bookwomanjoan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/1 jordan_wootten wrote: [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook Bloggers/Zondervan Publishing in exchange for an honest review.] What Christians Ought to Believe by Michael F. Bird was a surprisingly engaging read. If I’m honest, I don’t know that I was overly excited about cracking this one open, to my ... Book Review: What Christians Ought to Believe by Michael F. Bird

jordan_wootten's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/1 Andrew Spencer wrote: Are you looking for a solid, theological book that you can read devotionally? If you’re not, you should be. If you are, then pick up Michael Bird’s latest book, What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine through the Apostles’s Creed. Everything Bird writes is entertaining. ... What Christians Ought to Believe - A Review

Andrew's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/27 Michael Lee wrote: Right out of the gate, the title of this book is sure to offend in our Western, "don't-tell-me-what-to-do" society. But that is precisely the reason books like this one are necessary.  I suspect many who attend various churches around the world simply attend without having any grounding about what ... "What Christians Ought to Believe", by Michael F. Bird (book review)

Michael's Rating:

5 Stars