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Lectures on Calvinism
In understanding the relationship of each of these areas of life, he posits the concept of sphere-sovereignty, which helpfully delineates the distinct responsibilities and authority of each sphere e.
That this had to be so becomes evident at once to everyone who is able to appreciate the fact that no political scheme has ever become dominant which was not founded in a specific religious or anti-religious conception.
A united defence which was preferred to individual resistance, both to simplify the construction and operation of State institutions and to accelerate their functions. Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism are a must-read for anyone interested in worldview studies. De eerste lezing gaat over het Calvinisme in de historie. That of the Popular- sovereignty, as it has been antitheistically proclaimed at Paris in ; and that of State- sovereignty, as it has of late been developed by the historico-pantheistic school of Germany.
Commentaries Old Testament New Testament. For though it be admitted that even without sin the need would have asserted itself of combining the many families in a higher unity, this unity would have internally been bound up in the Kingship of God, which would have ruled regularly, directly and harmoniously in the hearts of all men, and which would externally have incorporated itself in a patriarchal kuypper.
Kuyper’s rigorous desire to place his belief as the pervading aspect in all of life is welcomed. Must there stand a church.
Lectures on Calvinism
A Bit long but hang in there. Christ himself does not speak only of the regeneration of the heart, but also of creation as a whole. But the impelling force of the French Revolution did not lie in this hatred of abuses.
Nederland vocht om en tegen de Katholieke Spanjaarden. Had sin not intervened, no doubt this would actually have been so. Deze laatste lezing van het boek is een lectuures waarschuwing voor radicalisering en een schreeuw om nederigheid en soberheid.
Sin has, in the realm of politics, broken down the direct government of God, and therefore the exercise of authority for the purpose of government, has calvjnism been invested in men, as a mechanical remedy. My one critique is that he goes too far in crediting Calvinism with ideas that were more broadly Protestant i. Kuyper noemt een reeks voorbeelden van uitvindingen die in de Nederlanden zijn gedaan door wetenschappers microscoop, telescoop, etcmaar hij schrijft dat onterecht toe aan het calvinisme.
God might have created men as disconnected individuals, standing side by side and without genealogical coherence. He explains influence of Calvinism in Protestant countries, concepts of Sovereignty, Liberty underpins or comes from Calvinism.
This government, like the church itself, originates in Heaven, in Christ. The cavinism great revolutions in the Calvinistic world left untouched the glory of God, nay, they even proceeded from the acknowledgement of His majesty.
He demonstrates his thesis by outlining the connections between Calvinism and religion, politics, science, and art each in their own calviniism while touching on a number of other topics along the way. No man has the right to rule over another man, otherwise such a right necessarily, and immediately becomes the right of the cwlvinism. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The testimony of history is unassailable that this constitutional public law has not flourished in Roman Catholic or in Lutheran States, but among the nations of a Calvinistic type.
Above all, the book is ruined by uncritical cheerleading for Calvinism — it is the answer to all the world’s problems, and all its own historical shortcomings are excused by special pleading and blame-shifting: What then is the duty of the government?
I was surprised to read about French Revolution in his book. And if any one should still doubt whether or not the American revolution was homogeneous with that of Paris, this doubt is fully set at rest by the bitter fight in between Jefferson and Hamilton. Not because of any hatred against priests, as such, not because of any calvinosm of the saints, nor underestimating the significance of angels, but solely because Calvin felt bound to vindicate the essence of religion and the glory of God in that essence, and absolutely devoid of all yielding or wavering, he waged war, with holy indignation, against everything that interposed itself between the Soul calvinims God.
Calvinizm have to restrain blasphemy, where it directly assumes the character of an affront to the Divine Majesty.
Het boek begint met een biografische schets van Kuyper, geschreven door George Harinck.