I kept checking the date of when the lectures were given in disbelief. The Story of Christianity, Vol. Reformed theologians, along with other Protestants, believe salvation from punishment for sin is to be given to all those calvinksmo have faith in Christ. Johannes Calvijn schrapt de kerkelijke instituties en haar heiligheid uit het godsbeeld, wat drastische gevolgen heeft voor de geschiedenis van Nederland.
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Shelves: philosophy , favorites , religion-spirituality-theology Im not exaggerating when I say reading Lectures on Calvinism has changed my life. Kuyper blew my Wesleyan-Holiness-trained mind regularly, so much so that I had no choice but to take two weeks to fully soak in the page wonder.
Kuyper delivered these six talks in as a Stone Foundation lecture series at Princeton Theological Seminary. Taken together, the lectures provide a thorough outline of Kuypers Calvinist thought and its impact on every square inch of society. He defends Calvinism — in his mind an unfairly maligned worldview — like a honey badger: What I demand then, and demand with an historic right, is that this ungrateful ignoring of Calvinism shall come to an end; that the influence it has exerted shall again receive attention where it still remains stamped upon the actual life of today; and that, where men of a wholly different spirit would unobservedly divert the current of life into French revolutionary or German-pantheistic channels, you on this side of the water, and we on our side, should oppose with might and main such falsification of the historic principles of our life.
And really, why would a nation conceived in liberty accept the notion that all events, from heavenly to hellish, have been willed by God, or that people unelected by God for salvation would be born simply to burn in Hell for eternity?
What about free will for crying out loud!?! Kuyper adds context to a troubling theological concept. Some of the content flew straight over my head while some of it was really, really great. To him, Calvinism is not just a theologically system but a life system. A couple of other cool things found in reading Kuyper With his understanding of the activity of God over all things, it makes total sense that First time reading Kuyper.
His trumpeting the term so boldly is an act of defiance in and of itself.
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Calvinismo – Abraham Kuyper