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Introduction to the New Testament (Paperback)
In his book, Introduction to the New Testament, Louis Berkhof investigates the history and purpose of the Gospels and Epistles in the New Testament. Berkhof's sections begin with a brief outline followed by a comprehensive look at the characteristics, authorship, composition, and canonical significance of each New Testament book. Preceding his discussion of the Gospels, ...more
(first published 1915)
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Introduction to the New Testament by Louis Berkhof is truly a noteworthy and academic approach to studying the origin and development of the New Testament. Dr. Berkhof meticulously examined every historical record of the first century following Christ’s death in order to provide a comprehensive understanding of Christ’s teaching and the Pentecostal formulation of the church. Written with a smattering of Koine Greek, Latin, and German, he presented a critical study of the biblical world of the ...more
Louis Berkhof (1873–1957) was a Reformed theologian best known for his Systematic Theology (1932). He taught for almost four decades at Calvin Theological Seminary and served as its president from 1931–1944. In his work on systematic theology Berkhof followed in the line of John Calvin and embraced the development of Reformed theology by the Dutch theologians Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck.More about Louis Berkhof...