"I Believe": Exploring the Apostles' Creed, By Alister McGrath

"I Believe"

Exploring the Apostles' Creed

by Alister McGrath

"I Believe"
  • Length: 120 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Published: June 19, 1998
  • Imprint: IVP
  • Item Code: 1946
  • ISBN: 9780830819461

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  • What are the basics of Christian belief?
  • How can you know the most important elements of the faith?
  • When you hear people talk about doctrines that seem unfamiliar, how can you know if they are at the core of Christianity or outside the center?

The basics of Christian faith have remained the same for centuries. Affirmed by the church around the world since its earliest years, these truths are summarized in documents known as creeds. Among these, the Apostles' Creed is one of the most important.

In this brief book, Alister McGrath introduces you to the essential truths about God the Father, the person and work of Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. Divided into six sections with reflection and discussion questions included for each core truth, "I Believe" is ideal for your personal study or for use in a small group or Sunday school class.

Here is the basic book you need to understand the basics of Christianity.


How to Use This Book
1. I Believe
2. God the Father
3. God the Son: His Identity and Birth
4. God the Son: His Death and Resurrection
5. God the Son: His Present Activity and Future Role; God the Holy Spirit
6. The Church, Forgiveness and Eternal Life

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Alister McGrath

Alister McGrath (DPhil, DD, Oxford University) is the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University and fellow of Harris Manchester College, Oxford. After initial academic work in the natural sciences, Alister turned to the study of theology and intellectual history, while occasionally becoming engaged in broader cultural debates about the rationality and relevance of the Christian faith. He is the author of many academic and theological works, as well as the international bestseller The Dawkins Delusion, the acclaimed C. S. Lewis—A Life and A Theory of Everything (That Matters).