and Covenant: God as Holy Family
by David J. Engelsma
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Can believers and their children understand more
about God’s covenant fellowship with His people if they have a better
understanding of the inner, triune life of God in Himself? Does the life
of Jesus Christ revealed in the Holy Scriptures help? What have
Augustine, John Calvin, Karl Barth, Leonardo Boff and others offered on
this topic? Trinity and Covenant: God as Holy Family by
Professor David Engelsma answers these questions and more.
In the light of the profound insights of Augustine,
following the lead of various theologians in the Reformed tradition, and
on the basis of God’s Word, this book conceives the life of God in
Himself as fundamentally family fellowship. The fellowship of the Father
and the Son in the Holy Spirit determines the nature of God’s works in
creating and redeeming humanity. The reader of this book will grow in
the understanding of God’s covenant fellowship in Himself and with His
"I [just] finished reading Engelsma's new book
Trinity and Covenant, and I must say enthusiastically that it is a
wonderful book! Very very beautiful! How true it is what Prof. Engelsma
writes there! How much would every Reformed believer benefit from the
explanations in that little book!" - Italy
"Trinity and Covenant is essential reading and
truly worth it's weight in gold." - Somerset
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