by Wilhelmus à Brakel
"What is Man?" is a helpful exploration of biblical anthropology by Wilhelmus à Brakel, drawn from his larger work, "The Christian's Reasonable Service." This book explores the nature and condition of humanity as understood through a biblical/theological lens, providing readers with a comprehensive understanding of human beings.
Throughout the book, Brakel covers various aspects of human existence, including the fall of Adam, the effects of original sin, the consequences of personal sin, human depravity, and the need for redemption through Christ. He paints a vivid picture of the human condition, emphasizing the moral and spiritual challenges faced by individuals.
Readers will find Brakel's book to be a deeply pastoral guide to understanding the nature of humanity and its relationship with God. It offers insights into the biblical view of human sinfulness and our dependence on Christ. This is a valuable resource for those seeking to deepen their understanding of Christian theology and the human experience.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Of Man, and Especially of the Soul
Chapter 2. On the Providence of God
Chapter 3. On the Covenant of Works.
Chapter 4. On the Breaking of the Covenant of Works.
Chapter 5. On Sin, Both Original and Actual.
Chapter 6. On Free Will or Inability, and on the Punishment of Sin.