In this series rooted in the normative significance of Scripture, noted Dutch theologian G. C. Berkouwer examines great doctrines of the Reformed faith, developing and defending Reformed theology through interaction with a wide range of theologies and theologians
Paperback, 308 pages
Published December 1st 1969 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
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Very thoughtful, full-length treatment of various aspects of the sacraments, such as how many, the meaning of each, the subjects of baptism, and various controversies on the Lord's Table. I was especially taken by his observation that the Lord's Table, meant to be a symbol of unity, is rather a symbol of division, even among those with a good profession of faith, and that the division cannot be ignored "in love" or by ignoring our theology.
Gerrit Cornelis Berkouwer was for years the leading theologian of the Gereformeerde Kerken in the Netherlands (GKN). He occupied the Chair in systematic theology of the Faculty of Theology, Free University (VU) in Amsterdam.More about G.C. Berkouwer...