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Doing Theology with Huck and Jim: Parables for Understanding Doctrine
     

Doing Theology with Huck and Jim: Parables for Understanding Doctrine

by Mark Shaw
 

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Does theology have to be boring?

Not for Mark! Following Christ's example of storytelling, he begins each discussion of a key biblical truth with a parable. Using familiar characters and settings from tales ranging from 'Huckleberry Finn' to 'A Christmas Carol' to 'King Arthur', Shaw covers the Trinity, the attributes of God, creation, providence, sin, redemption

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Does theology have to be boring?

Not for Mark! Following Christ's example of storytelling, he begins each discussion of a key biblical truth with a parable. Using familiar characters and settings from tales ranging from 'Huckleberry Finn' to 'A Christmas Carol' to 'King Arthur', Shaw covers the Trinity, the attributes of God, creation, providence, sin, redemption and more.

Following each story is a set of questions that brings out the key theological themes. The author then provides helpful commentary on these questions, as well as an in-depth discussion of each topic.

Whether you are a beginning student or well versed in theology, you will enjoy this innovative approach to age-old truths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597520157
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Shaw, Th.D., Westminster Theological Seminary, along with his wife, Lois, and their two children, is a missionary with Africa Inland Mission. He teaches at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology in Kenya.

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