Since it first appeared in English translation in 1962, A Little Exercise for Young Theologians has achieved classic status. In thirteen concise reflections Helmut Thielicke offers wise coun
Since it first appeared in English translation in 1962, A Little Exercise for Young Theologians has achieved classic status. In thirteen concise reflections Helmut Thielicke offers wise counsel on the difficulties—and vital importance—of maintaining one's spiritual health in the course of academic theological study.
Thousands of beginning theological students over the years have had the opportunity to eavesdrop, as it were, on a practical theology seminar by one of the twentieth century's leading Christian thinkers. More experienced pastors and theologians have also returned to this volume again and again for the valuable insights that Thielicke brings to bear on their vocation.
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Harvard Divinity School Bulletin
"To recommend this little exercise as a thin book to put in the pocket of the beginner is not enough. The more seasoned theologian will return to it, and it will touch the pastor who has long since left the halls of theological learning."
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Helmut Thielicke (1908–1986) was an internationally known theologian and pastor who served as professor of systematic theology at the University of Hamburg in Germany.