Book Review: The Doctrine of Humanity by Charles Sherlock

Sherlock is conservative theologically, but broader socially than many American evangelicals who might read this review. This book review was written by Hank Griffith of South Suburban Evangelical Free Church in Apple Valley, Minnesota.

The Doctrine of Humanity is one of several theological books in the “Contours of Theology” series written at the end of the 20th century and edited by Gerald Bray. The assignment of the biblical doctrine of man, was given to Australian theologian Charles Sherlock. Sherlock has been a professor of theology, as well as the Executive Officer of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools. He is not only familiar with theology, church history, and biblical languages, but has a firm grasp of the social sciences.

The fact that Dr. Sherlock is Australian made the book more interesting to me because his perspective and many of his illustrations were… (CONTINUE READING)

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