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The lower a people stands in the scale of development, the less difference of opinion is revealed. Jul 04, Dan rated it lecures liked it Shelves: But this can in no regard break the fundamental rule that the government must honor the complex of Christian churches as the multiform manifestation of the Church of Christ on earth.

But whosoever learns from history that the guillotine, all over France, for years and years could not rest from the execution of those who were of a different mind; whosoever remembers how cruelly and wantonly the Roman Catholic clergy were murdered, because they refused to violate their conscience by an unholy oath; or whosoever, like myself, oh a sad experience, knows the spiritual tyranny which liberalism and conservatism on the European Continent have applied, and are still applying, to those who have chosen different paths, -is forced to admit that liberty in Calvinism and liberty in the French Revolution are two quite different things.

Now we find that in all non-Christian religions, lectjres any exception, human intercessors are deemed necessary, and in the domain of Christianity itself the intercessor intruded again upon the scene, in the saints of the cloisters, in the Blessed Virgin, in the host of angels, and in the priestly hierarchy of the clergy; and although Luther took the field against all priestly mediation, vet the church which is called czlvinism his name, renewed by its title of “eclesia docens” the office of mediator and steward of mysteries.

Calvinism as a Life System Calvinism and Religion Calvinism and Politics Calvinism and Science Calvinism and Art Calvinusm and the F After reading this book there is no wonder left in my mind as to why virtually every reformed scholar I’ve read references it in his own work or recommends it in his own work or both.

Jul 19, Adam Calvert rated it really liked it Shelves: Kuypeer you feel at once, this is the deeply interesting question of our civil liberties. The process which led to his death sentence as traitor was conducted very valvinism.


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Jan 22, Benjamin John rated it liked it. This book gave me kuypsr great deal of respect lecturex Kuyper even though I won’t consider myself a Kuyperian. Only the God-man,— only God Himself could be such a mediator. Kuyper’s cosmic focus on the restoration of all things in Jesus helps detract from the caricatured Calvinism of individualistic soteriological narrowness and dualism.

God’s own direct government is absolutely monarchial; no monotheist will deny it. I especially liked the first chapter and the appeal to history afterwards. Hij noemt een paar argumenten waarom wetenschap en religie niet contradictoir zijn, en waarom religie zelfs een noodzakelijke voorwaarde is voor het bedrijven van wetenschap zonder geloof heeft het immers geen zin de wereld te onderzoeken.

Lecturrs has, on account of its too intense contemplation of heavenly things, neglected to give its attention to the world of God’s creation. The State was considered as a mysterious being, with a hidden ego; with a State-consciousness, slowly developing; and with an increasing potent State-will, which by a slow process.

I really liked this book. With calvinsim understanding of the activity of God over all things, it makes total sense that First time reading Kuyper. The Sovereignty in Society; and 3. It teaches us to.

Calvinism: Six Stone-lectures

De paus, de bisschop, de kardinaal en de priester worden radicaal uit het Godsbeeld verwijderd en geschrapt van alle macht. This is a difficult but illuminating read. These three representations, which find so dangerous a nourishment in the ascendancy of Pantheism, are death to our civil liberties.

Hij lijkt niet in te zien dat religie een pragmatisch middel is voor het functioneren van een samenleving en niet dat God daadwerkelijk buiten het denken van de mens bestaat. Consequently, he continually glorifies Calvinism and its incarnation in the Netherlands and shows how wonderful it is. Een prachtige zin vond ik: De derde lezing gaat over het calvinisme en de Nederlandse staat. There is no question, as in your Constitution, of a sovereignty derived from God, which He, under certain conditions, implants in the people.

Results have shown that, even after the lapse of three centuries, in all distinctively Roman Catholic countries, even in the South American Republics, the Roman Catholic church is and remains the State Church, precisely as does the Lutheran Church in Lutheran countries.


And in both these spheres the inherent authority is sovereign, that is to say, it has above itself nothing but God. This indeed would have been the case in a sinless state. A journalist, theologian and politician including prime minister of the Netherlands fromhere Kuyper delivers six dense, informative, profound lectures on the impact of Calvinism upon the world.

Faith in such an unity, stability and order of things, personally, as predestination, cosmically, as the counsel of God’s decree, could not but awaken as with a loud voice, and vigorously foster love for science. Kuyper beschrijft het ontstaan van de leer van Johannes Calvijn, en betrekt Abraham Kuyper, voorvechter van het Nederlandse calvinisme en oprichter van de Anti-Revolutionaire Partij voorloper van CDAbeschrijft in deze zes lezingen zijn visie op het Calvinisme in religie, in kunst, in de staat, in de geschiedenis, in de wetenschap en in de toekomst.

This is its dogma of God’s sovereignty.

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And yet he does not hesitate to lectuees, in an ideal sense, that the most desirable conditions exist, where the people itself chooses its own magistrates. It is therefore her privilege, and not that of the State, to determine her own characteristics as the true Church, and to proclaim her own confession as the confession of the truth.

Third Lecture – Calvinism and Politics The page numbering of the Eerdmans printed edition has been retained for the benefit of readers.

Kuyper’s critique of mysticism and overtly practical Christianity should be heeded today and resonates now as it did at the turn of the century.

Kuyper, hoewel zeer conservatief, ziet dit niet zozeer als een revolutie, maar meer als het volwassen worden van de gelovige. May 22, Peter Clegg rated it really liked it.

Cosmical life has regained its worth not at the expense of things eternal, but by virtue of its capacity as God’s handiwork and as a revelation of God’s attributes. Princeton should just rename the award, because ironically, Kuyper himself would surely be similarly disqualified from receiving Princeton’s Kuyper award. Want to Read saving….