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UPDATED OVERVIEW OF CHRISTIAN BELIEF

In one systematic volume, James Montgomery


Boice provides a readable overview of
Christian theology. Both students and pastors
will benefit from this rich source that covers
all the major doctrines of Christianity.

With scholarly rigor and a pastor’s heart,


Boice carefully opens the topics of the
nature of God, the character of his natural
and special revelation, the fall, and the
person and work of Christ. He then goes on
to consider the work of the Holy Spirit in
justification and sanctification. The book
closes with careful discussion of ecclesiology
and eschatology.

832 pages, hardcover, 5214, $50.00 Both those long familiar with Boice and
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you reply by March 11, 2019. from his remarkable practicality and
thoroughness, which will continue to make
this a standard reference for years to come.

This updated edition includes a section-by-section


study guide and a new foreword by Philip Ryken.

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“Written with a pastoral tone, Foundations of the Christian Faith


is a beautiful and timeless systematic volume that provides a comprehensive education
on biblical doctrines with clarity and practicality. This is a most helpful theological
resource for all readers, as it elevates Christ and Scripture.”
—D O U G L O G A N J R .
director of diversity and codirector of
Church in Hard Places with Acts 29

“This classic overview of Christian faith is a “James Montgomery Boice understood the impor-
masterful balance of often opposing qualities. It tance of theology, and this book bears witness to
is simultaneously comprehensive yet readable. It a life spent in service to the church. Boice presents
is accessible for serious believers, seeking college complicated doctrines with clarity, and he always
students, and newcomers to the faith. It is warmly pays close attention both to Scripture and the
pastoral yet theologically rich. . . . Herein, ancient Christian tradition. His writing is accessible and
truth illuminates contemporary life. This monumen- pastorally sensitive, and he displays a deep concern
tal harvest of Dr. Boice’s ministry belongs in every for the needs of everyday believers. This book should
serious Christian’s study.” be in every pastor’s study.”
—Peter A. Lillback, president, Westminster —Keith L. Johnson, Wheaton College
Theological Seminary, Philadelphia

James Montgomery Boice was, until his death in 2000, the pastor of Tenth
Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, the teacher on The Bible Study Hour radio
program, and chairman of the board of City Center Academy. His books and
commentaries include Foundations of God’s City and the five-volume work The
Gospel of John.

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A LOOK INSIDE
MAPPING HOLY GROUND
FOUNDATIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH

2. The Results of the Fall 13. Knowing the Will of God


3. The Bondage of the Will 14. Talking to God
15. God Talking to Us
Part II: Law and Grace
16. Serving
4. The Purpose of God’s Law
5. The Ten Commandments: Part IV: The Work of God
Love of God 17. Called by God
6. The Ten Commandments: 18. The Keeping Power of God
Love of Others
7. The Wrath of God Book 4: God and History
8. Salvation in the Old Testament Part I: Time and History
1. What’s Wrong with Me?
Part III: The Person of Christ
2. The March of Time
9. The Deity of Jesus Christ
3. Christ, the Focal Point of History
Foreword by Philip Ryken 10. The Humanity of Jesus Christ
Preface 11. Why Christ Became Human Part II: The Church of God
4. Christ’s Church
Part IV: The Work of Christ
Book 1: The Sovereign God 12. Prophet, Priest, and King
5. The Marks of the Church
Part I: The Knowledge of God 6. How to Worship God
13. Quenching God’s Wrath
1. On Knowing God 7. Salvation’s Signs and Seals
14. Paid in Full
2. The Unknown God 8. Spiritual Gifts
15. The Greatness of God’s Love
9. Equipping the Saints
Part II: The Word of God 16. The Pivotal Doctrine:
10. Church Government
3. The Bible Resurrection
11. Body Life
4. The Authority of the Scriptures 17. Verifying the Resurrection
12. The Great Commission
5. The Proof of the Scriptures 18. He Ascended into Heaven
6. How True Is the Bible? Part III: A Tale of Two Cities
7. Modern Biblical Criticism Book 3: Awakening to God 13. The Secular City
8. How to Interpret the Bible Part I: The Spirit of God 14. The Secular Church
1. Personal Christianity 15. God’s City
Part III: The Attributes of God
2. The Work of the Holy Spirit 16. Church and State
9. The True God
3. Union with Christ
10. God in Three Persons Part IV: The End of History
11. Our Sovereign God Part II: How God Saves Sinners 17. How Will It All End?
12. Holy, Holy, Holy 4. The New Birth 18. Home at Last
13. The God Who Knows 5. Faith and Repentance
14. God Who Changes Not 6. Justification by Faith: The Study Guide
Hinge of Salvation General Index
Part IV: God’s Creation
7. Justification by Faith: The Scripture Index
15. The Creation of Humanity
Place of Works
16. Nature
8. The Tests of Faith
17. The Spirit World
9. A New Family
18. God’s Providence
10. The Upward Way
Book 2: God the Redeemer Part III: The Life of the Christian
Part I: The Fall of the Race 11. Embrace the Negative
1. The Fall 12. Freedom, Freedom

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“Foundations of the Christian Faith is one resource that every church and family
should own. It’s one of the best summaries of Christian doctrine—with a highly accessible
format and pastoral tone—that modern Protestantism has ever produced. Dr. Boice left
a theological legacy in this volume that will endure for generations to come as a deep dive
into the theology of grace and one that encourages us all to remain committed
to ‘the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.’ ”
—A N T H O N Y B . B R A D L E Y
The King’s College

“This is a learned but also pastoral theology, practi-


“Foundations of the Christian Faith is a
cal because it feeds the sheep with the rich pastures of
significant one-volume resource that weaves biblical
Scripture. I’m so glad that this one-volume edition is
material, orthodox theology, and pastoral insights
being made available to a new audience! Read, mark, for all those interested in rooting their faith in God’s
learn, and inwardly digest this feast of the soul.” revelation. This revised and expanded edition of his
—Michael Horton, Westminster Seminary classic work allows Dr. Boice’s voice to be heard
again and invites us into the conversation with a
“My original copy of James Montgomery Boice’s trusted friend by way of new study guides that
Foundations of the Christian Faith is worn will help individuals, groups, and churches deepen
out. It was extremely helpful to me as a pastor not their understanding of God and this world that he
simply as a reference book but as a rich readable so loves.”
theology, the fruit of his own preaching ministry. —Jul Medenblik, president, Calvin Theological
I am delighted to see this volume reissued. It is Seminary
Boice at his best.”
—Donald W. Sweeting, president, Colorado
Christian University

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