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Book Review - Understanding Theology in 15 Minutes a Day


I just finished reading Understanding Theology in 15 Minutes a Day, by Darryl Aaron, a professor of theology and Bible.  It is a very thorough and simple study of theology for everyday people that are not necessarily inclined to be brainiacs.

There are 40 topics that range from omniscience to the Holy Spirit to spiritual gifts to salvation to end times and everything in between.  Each topic has a 4-5 page chapter, so it’s an easy 15 minute read.  He defines terms clearly and simply.  He outlines debates over controversial issues and scriptural points, but doesn’t express personal viewpoints.  He covers tough topics in simple readable form. 

This book gives a great general understanding of Christian faith.  I would recommend it for people that want to explore Christianity for the first time, for believers that want to dive deeper into their faith, or for people that are considering going into ministry.  It’s appropriate for late teens to adults, males or females.  It would be good for individuals, for a Bible class, or even for small group discussions.

I received this book from Bethany House Publishers in exchange for my honest review.

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