New Release: Introducing Christian Doctrine, 3rd Edition

Cover ArtLeading evangelical scholar Millard Erickson offers a new edition of his bestselling Introducing Christian Doctrine (over 100,000 copies sold), now thoroughly revised throughout.

This book is an abridged, less technical version of Erickson’s classic Christian Theology. Pastors and students alike will find this survey of Christian theology and doctrine to be biblical, contemporary, moderate, and fair to various positions. It is a practical and accessible resource that applies doctrine to Christian life and ministry.

This book will be supplemented with helpful web materials for students and professors through Baker Academic’s Textbook eSources.


Praise for Previous Editions

“Clearly written and well-outlined, this book would serve as an excellent college textbook as well as being accessible to educated laypersons.” – Religious Studies Review

“This is an outstanding introduction to theology that should become a standard undergraduate textbook. It’s accessible to all general readers, and I strongly recommend it to all bookstores.” – Bookstore Journal

“Unhesitatingly recommended for use in Christian colleges.” – Bibliotheca Sacra

“This prominent publication is most worthy of serious study.” – The Baptist Standard

“Erickson’s goal was to write a briefer version of his popular Christian Theology–with a view to providing a primer of and transition to more extended discussions of theology. As such, Erickson admirably achieved his purposes.” – Mid-America Theological Journal

Introducing Christian Doctrine is a worthy book on Christian theology to be made a standard textbook for a Bible school or college course on theology.” – Africa Journal of Evangelical Theology

“Every pastor and serious teacher should have Introducing Christian Doctrine.” – Equip for Ministry


Millard J. Erickson (PhD, Northwestern University) has served as a pastor and seminary dean and has taught at several schools, including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Western Seminary (Portland and San Jose), and Baylor University. He has also held numerous visiting professorships, both in the United States and internationally, and is the author of many books, including Christian Theology

L. Arnold Hustad (PhD, New York University) is professor of theology and philosophy at Crown College in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota.

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