Outlines of the History of Dogma Author:Adolf Harnack This is the authorized English translation of Harnack's own summary of his seven-volume masterwork, the towering classic in its field. The book has long been out of print and has become a collector's item. This paperback edition not only makes the study available again to students and to the general public, but offers it in an inexpensive editio... more »n.
Harnack's History of Dogma in the full study or in the present outline form satisfies the criterion of a great book, a work that properly belongs in the select library of the truly great histories. Here is the detailed history of the fundamental Christian doctrines from the beginning to Luther--ideas of God, the nature of Christ, sin, incarnation, and the other basic tenets and teachings. For more than half a century this study has formed the basis of informed opinion about the history of dogma. Harnack was one of the mighty figures in church history in modern times, and a figure of international influence.
The present volume is the authorized English one-volume edition of 1893, which for years has been out of print.« less