Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. “Finally Bavinck becomes available to the Reformed Dogmatics: Volume 1: Prolegomena by [Bavinck, Herman] . Abraham Kuyper as professor of systematic theology at the Free University in. Herman Bavinck (), a Dutch Reformed theologian, was a also pastored – before accepting the position of professor at the Free University of for his magnum opus, Reformed Dogmatics (Gereformeerde Dogmatiek, in 4 volumes). We are pleased to bring you Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics (originally released in four volumes in print), as well as a more accessible.

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Reformed Dogmatics, Volume 1 Prolegomena by: Bavinck’s project consists of drawing upon the strengths of the Magisterial Protestants while formulating theology in response to the modernist crisis of his day.

With the publication of this first volume and, Fre. Whatever the external source of knowledge-the Church, God’s Revelation, etc.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. See all 4 reviews. I pray that the appearance of this volume signals the beginnings of a Bavinck revival!

James Eglinton, Trinity and Organism: The late John Vriend translated many classic theological works. Learn more about Amazon Prime. These fundamental issues are dealt with out of his deep commitment to God’s divine revelation in Scripture, the need to engage modern thought, and a piety by faith nurtured in the riches of the Reformed faith. To pietists fearful ffree the modern world on one hand and to critics of orthodoxy skeptical about its continuing relevance on the other, Bavinck’s example suggests a model answer: This masterful theological work is now available to passionate students of theology.


With Bolt’s footnotes, obscure figures and debates are explained and their contemporary significance noted. Released September Hendrickson. Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck — is widely celebrated as one of the most eloquent divines in the Reformed tradition, and refogmed the ongoing labor of translation teams, editors, and publishers, his vast writings are being offered to the first generation of English-only readers.

Religion, the fear of God, must therefore be the element which inspires and animates all theological investigation. With this acknowledged, Romanism and Orthodoxy are in no better position than Protestantism. Bavinck taught at the Theological Seminary in Kampen, Holland before accepting the position of professor at the Free University of Amsterdam.

See the Internet Archive for the or editions. This book provides the reader a vantage point from the watershed where many contemporary currents originate. This site — hermanbavinck. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Books on Bavinck in English: You are commenting using your WordPress. As he moves throughout the subject of dogmatic theology, he stands on the shoulders of giants such as Augustine, John Calvin, Francis Turretin, and Charles Hodge.

Bavinck hermwn from many elements of Christendom on the point of nature-grace.

Bavinck used the categories of presuppositionalism, but he knew when to stop the train. He points bavlnck what he feels are the strengths and weaknesses of various theological positions, including the Reformed position in which he is grounded. Complete in one Accordance Library module, this work is divided into four sections mirroring the structure of the volumes of the original print publication: Christians do not believe on command, out of fear, or in response to hwrman.

Originally published as a chapter in Calvin and the Reformation.


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Even those who are not Reformed in their theological heritage can gain much from Bavinck’s clear presentation of Christian theology. Not Enabled Word Wise: Don’t worry, we respect your privacy and do not collect any information from this form.

The Philosophy of Revelation. Endorsements “A welcome addition to the works of Bavinck in English.

The topics explored by Bavinck are still of the utmost importance, and he addresses them here in a theological voice that is amazingly fresh. That seems like dpgmatics outlandish claim because the book in question appeared in the Netherlands nearly a hundred years ago. The appearance of this volume, with the remaining three planned to follow in the near future, will be an incomparable bavinco for generations of students, pastors, teachers, and others, serving to deepen understanding and enrich reflection in both historical and systematic theology.

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He bainck, quite rightly, that first principles in any science are by definition circular. This masterwork will appeal to scholars and students of theology, research and theological libraries, and pastors and laity who read serious works of Reformed theology. Continue reading about Herman Bavinck. He is not as exegetical as modern theologians, but his work represents an important move in Reformed theology. I love this book.

These are at once relatively concise and sufficiently detailed, enabling the reader initially to peruse only these summaries. Abridged in One Volume Baker,