The book does not contain the opinions of the Author, nor quotations from other writers, but is based solely on the Scriptures, chapter and verse ... Show synopsis The book does not contain the opinions of the Author, nor quotations from other writers, but is based solely on the Scriptures, chapter and verse being given for every statement. The book is "Timely" in these days of Apostasy and denial of THE FAITH. -from the Foreword The Reverend Clarence Larkin was one of the most widely influential Christian fundamentalists of the early twentieth century, and his writings remain key to appreciating the conservative religious thought that today enjoys widespread popularity. This 1920 work outlines the fundamental doctrines of Christianity as revealed by the Bible, from "The Mystery of Godliness" to "Election and Free-will." Numerous charts and illustrations explain "The Five Great World-Wide Kingdoms," "The Threefold Nature of Man," "The Satanic Trinity," and more. Also available from Cosimo Classics: Larkin's The Spirit World, The Second Coming of Christ, and The Book of Revelation. American Baptist pastor and author CLARENCE LARKIN (1850-1924) was born in Pennsylvania, and later set up his ministry there. He wrote extensively and popularly on a wide range of Biblical and theological matters.