This is the eighth and final volume in Revere Franklin Weidner's dogmatics series; this particular volume is on the doctrine of the church. In this work, Weidner addresses the essential issues regarding the study of ecclesiology. He discusses the Biblical teaching of the church, as well as its development in the Patristic era and the Reformation. Throughout this work, Weidner discusses different views of ecclesiology, specifically addressing the approaches of the Roman Catholic and Reformed communions. He contends for a Biblically robust approach to the church, using extensive exegesis and citation from the Lutheran scholastic tradition.