If I were ever to teach a systematic theology class, I would use Our Reasonable Faith by Herman Bavinck to do it. A condensation of his massive, four-part. Our Reasonable Faith by Herman Bavinck, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. , English, Book edition: Our reasonable faith / Herman Bavinck. Translated from the Dutch ed., Magnalia Dei, by Henry Zylstra. Bavinck, Herman.
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This is especially welcome as academic theologians are not necessarily known as brilliant stylists; try picking up a theological journal or modern academic commentary sometime.
In his presentation of the biblical material Bavinck uses deasonable two methods, which may be called subjective and objective. Baker Book House, It struck me again and again reading this book that Bavinck was a very well-informed man.
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I understand that in writing Our Reasonable Faith, he did this on purpose. He then deals with sin and death, and what they mean for mankind. Showing of 9 reviews. As a Reformed theologian that means that he is regularly speaking to Lutheranism, Roman Catholicism, and Eastern Orthodoxy, explaining the sometimes fine nuances in their theological differences while defending his reazonable view.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lists with This Book. This is a one volume digest of Bavinck’s 4 volume work. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of He spends a few chapters on the person of Christ and his work. This is a great volume! Cancel Forgot your password?
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Stuart rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Makes me want to worship! Finally, throughout the book he is interacting with viewpoints other than his rexsonable. Our Reasonable Faith Bavinck, Herman. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. My high-school Sunday School teacher. After discussing general revelation, Bavinck spends several chapters detailing the nature and value of special revelation culminating in Holy Scripture.
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Write a review Rate this item: Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Description “Our Reasonable Faith” is an accessible digest of the author’s famous four volume “Reformed Dogmatics” and clearly presents the fundamental doctrines of Biblical theology.
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