Date of Award
Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Matthew 17:20; Matthew 9:29; 1 Corinthians 13:13;
The purpose of' this thesis is to examine the concept of faith as it is presented in the writings of Dr. Norman v. Peale. This chapter will include a critique of Dr. Peale's concept of faith. The body of this paper which follows will discuss Dr. Peale's background and general approach to religion, his definition of' faith, the means by which one comes into possession of this faith, and what the results and benefits of this faith are. The material presented is based on Dr. Peale's own writings, some of which have achieved best seller status. The writer of this paper is aware of the fact that as this examination is being written, more material is being made available by the celebrated pastor of the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City. Realizing the subject matter to be taken from a contemporary pen, he proceeds to offer an objective view of Dr. Peale's concept of faith.
Goerss, Ronald G., "Dr Norman Vincent Peale's Concept of Faith" (1954). Bachelor of Divinity. 419.
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