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Christian Worldview: A Student's Guide
     

Christian Worldview: A Student's Guide

by Philip Graham Ryken, David S. Dockery (Editor)
 

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Our worldview shapes everything about us. In this student’s guide, Ryken explains the Christian worldview, from the existence of God to the nature of sin and redemption. Part of the Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition series.

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Our worldview shapes everything about us. In this student’s guide, Ryken explains the Christian worldview, from the existence of God to the nature of sin and redemption. Part of the Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433535406
Publisher:
Crossway
Publication date:
10/31/2013
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
434,758
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)

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“If you are looking for a succinct, marvelously clear, well-illustrated introduction to the phenomenon of worldview, look no further. Philip Ryken has managed what few others in the Reformed tradition could do. He argues for the ubiquity of worldview thinking while respecting the balance between its intellectual component and its most basic attribute: love. And all of it is based on the biblical account of creation, fall, and redemption and its implication for all of life, from the arts, to education, to politics and family life. Required reading for everyone from the educated layperson to students, Christian leaders and gate-keepers.”
William Edgar, Professor of Apologetics, Westminster Theological Seminary

“Philip Ryken thoughtfully explains the ins and outs of a Christian worldview, backed by considerable biblical support and key selections from cultural touchstones. The book is a quick read but is certainly not slight. Thorough and accessible, this is a perfect resource for students who need a solid grounding or a fresh reminder of truths of the Christian worldview.”
D. Michael Lindsay, President, Gordon College; author, Faith in the Halls of Power

“I have written a behemoth of a book of nearly four hundred pages on the history of the worldview concept. Phil Ryken, Wheaton’s fine and gracious president, has said what needs to be said about a Christian worldview in a much, much shorter space. And he’s said extremely well what needs to be said about it. His book is most engaging. It is, indeed, a privilege to commend and to recommend this magnificent volume. To all: Tolle Lege—Take up and read!
David K. Naugle, Chair and Professor of Philosophy, Dallas Baptist University

Meet the Author

Philip Graham Ryken (DPhil, University of Oxford) is the eighth president of Wheaton College. Formerly, he served as senior minister of Philadelphia’s historic Tenth Presbyterian Church. He has written or edited more than 40 books, including the popular title Loving the Way Jesus Loves, and has lectured and preached at universities and seminaries worldwide.

David S. Dockery (PhD, University of Texas) is the president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, following more than eighteen years of presidential leadership at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He is a much sought-after speaker and lecturer, a consulting editor for Christianity Today, and the author or editor of more than thirty books. Dockery and his wife, Lanese, have three sons and six grandchildren.

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