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Basic Christianity, Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

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In this book world-renowned scholar and preacher John Stott clearly defines both the fundamental claims of Christianity and the proper outworkings of those basic beliefs in the daily lives of believers. Stott's Basic Christianity is a sound, sensible guide for anyone seeking an intellectually satisfying presentation of the Christian faith.

Named one of the Top 100 Books of the Millennium by World magazine and listed among Christianity Today's ...

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Overview

In this book world-renowned scholar and preacher John Stott clearly defines both the fundamental claims of Christianity and the proper outworkings of those basic beliefs in the daily lives of believers. Stott's Basic Christianity is a sound, sensible guide for anyone seeking an intellectually satisfying presentation of the Christian faith.

Named one of the Top 100 Books of the Millennium by World magazine and listed among Christianity Today's Top 100 Books of the 20th Century, Basic Christianity has impacted countless readers worldwide.

"Anything John Stott says is worth listening to. Anything he writes is worth reading. Basic Christianity is not only a classic must-read for every believer; it is truly a blessing preserved on the written page for the enrichment of this generation and those to come."
— Anne Graham Lotz

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802864635
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/31/2012
  • Edition description: 50th Anniversary
  • Edition number: 50
  • Pages: 174
  • Sales rank: 327,198
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

John Stott (1921—2011) was rector emeritus of All Souls Church, Langham Place, London, and founder of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity. His many other books include The Cross of Christ, Your Mind Matters, and The Radical Disciple.

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Table of Contents

1 The right approach 17

Pt. 1 Who Christ Is

2 The claims of Christ 31

3 The character of Christ 48

4 The resurrection of Christ 61

Pt. 2 What We Need

5 The fact and nature of sin 81

6 The consequences of sin 93

Pt. 3 What Christ Has Done

7 The death of Christ 107

8 The salvation of Christ 126

Pt. 4 How to Respond

9 Counting the cost 139

10 Reaching a decision 155

11 Being a Christian 167

Appendix The impact of Basic Christianity 183

Notes 188

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