Author: McKim, Donald K.
Genre: Commentaries
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Tags: Doctrine / Theology

The comparison of these two theological dictionaries provides interesting reading. Both were published in 1996, one from Westminster John Knox Press, the other from Kregel.

The Westminster Dictionary is much more of an alphabetical listing of terms. Interesting ones are: Baptismal vows: “The promises made by parents for a child at the time of infant baptism.” Covenant Community: “A theological description of Israel and the Christian Church.” Regeneration: “The action of the Holy Spirit, who transforms the lives of those given the gift of faith so they experience a new birth and salvation.” Dispensationalism: “A view of God’s activities in history expounded in The Scofield Reference Bible and traced to John Nelson Darby (1800-1882).

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