What a treasure you have in your hands! Originally published as class notes, the Outlines of Doctrinal Theology puts forth all the major doctrines of the Christian faith together with their Scriptural proofs. I am not aware of a more concise treatment of theological topics. This text is an essential reference book, but is also useful for teaching, instruction, Bible Class and Adult Confirmation, and can even be used devotionally. It points us to the Scriptures as the sole source for teaching and life. August Lawrence Graebner (1849-1904) was a teacher of the Lord's Word. Beginning at a Lutheran High School in St. Louis, teaching also at Northwestern College in Watertown, WI and the Wisconsin Synod seminary in Milwaukee before finishing his work as a theology and church history professor at Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO.