Plain Theology for Plain People

Lexham Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781683590347
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A Forgotten Masterpiece

In this handbook first published in 1890, Charles Octavius Boothe simply and beautifully lays out the basics of theology for common people. “Before the charge ‘know thyself,’” Boothe wrote, “ought to come the far greater charge, ‘know thy God.’” He brought the heights of academic theology down to everyday language, and he helps us do the same today. Plain Theology for Plain People shows that evangelicalism needs the wisdom and experience of African American Christians.

Walter R. Strickland II reintroduces this forgotten masterpiece for today.

 

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Product Details

  • Title: Plain Theology for Plain People
  • Author: Charles Octavius Boothe
  • Series: Lexham Classics
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Estimated Page Count: 176
  • Format: Paperback, Logos Digital
  • Trim Size: 5x8
  • ISBN: 9781683590347

About Charles Octavius Boothe

Charles Octavius Boothe (1845–1924) was a Baptist pastor and educator. He was the founding minister of Dexter Avenue—King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama and one of the founding fathers of Selma University.

About Walter R. Strickland II

Walter R. Strickland II (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is assistant professor of theology and associate vice president for diversity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He co-wrote Every Waking Hour with Benjamin Quinn.