If you are interested in the way church doctrine developed as I was, buy this series.
How such great minds in the churches embraced the dual factors of exhaustion and modern doubt frame the discussion of doctrinal development into the twentieth century.
I wish more scholarly books would do this, as it makes it very easy to refer to the sources, yet still be able to have a "flow" when reading.
Just what I wanted and love it. Better than I expected and enjoyed it. Would recommend it to you anytime.Published 10 months ago by Stanley Joseph
I believe this is good selection for Historical Theology and to see the stages of the Reformation time to now.Published 19 months ago by Carter Check
I used this book as a text book for a Masters Level Seminary Class. Pelikan does a nice job of highlighting main issues in the History of Christian Doctrine and placing them... Read morePublished 22 months ago by E. Armstrong
If you are interested in the way church doctrine developed as I was, buy this series. It seems like a lot of material, but Pelikan is actually brief while thorough. Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by Mark D. Hornbogen
Pelikan's goal was to surpass Adolph Von Harnack's multi-volume "History of Dogma" ("Dogmengeschichte"). I believe he succeeded. Read morePublished on October 26, 2010 by Quentin D. Stewart