Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. “Finally Bavinck becomes available to the Reformed Dogmatics: Volume 1: Prolegomena by [Bavinck, Herman]. This magnum opus of the renowned Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck is now fully translated into English. Includes a combined index of all four volumes as well. In partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, Baker Academic is proud to offer in English for the very first time all four volumes of Herman.

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Most helpful of all are the splendid chapter synopses that have been crafted with obvious care by the editor and inserted before each chapter.

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Bolt’s tireless work updating the documentation augments this significant work. Bavinck’s life and thought reflect a serious effort to be pious, orthodox, and thoroughly contemporary. The Philosophy of Revelation, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The strength of Bavinck’s Dogmatics is that it’s neither conservative nor progressive, but its biblical character makes it constantly up-to-date. Objective revelation of God in Christ is recorded in the Scriptures and this is the external source of knowledge externum principium cognoscendi.


With the publication of this first volume and, D. Michael’s College is professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has taught for more than twenty-five years. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The reader is more fully equipped to understand the motivations as well as the theological constructions her,an each of the respective movements.


Reformed Ethics volume 3 of 3, edited by John Bolt. I have found it to be the most valuable.

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The reader of this translation is well rfformed by a considerable number of editorial improvements upon the Dutch edition on which it is based. This leads Bavinck to a line he repeats throughout the book: With this acknowledged, Romanism and Orthodoxy are in no better position than Protestantism.

Theologians have long appreciated Herman Bavinck’s dotmatics masterpiece, Gereformeerde Dogmatiekpublished infor its comprehensive treatment of dogmatic theology. Since the subject is responding, the response and evaluation is, quite naturally, subjective.

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Page 1 of 1 Start Over Page 1 of 1. Reformed Reforked Baker, —. Holy Spirit, Church and New Creation is the concluding volume of Herman Bavinck’s magisterial walk through Christian theology from a Reformed perspective. John Bolt and John Vriend have dkgmatics us the great service of putting the works of this outstanding Dutch theologian into our hands in the English language.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Herman Bavinck’s Gereformeerde Dogmatiek represents the concluding high point of some four centuries of remarkably productive Dutch Reformed theological reflection.

This volume is his prolegomena, or the “first things” that need to be addressed before delving at length into theology proper. Curley, Library Journal “Pastors and theologians will welcome the historic first complete translation of Refoormed Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics.

Conversely, if one does have such a background in those disciplines, then there is little point to read Bavinck on them, since he is merely given a cursory reading of them.


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Bavinck comes across as a remarkably gifted and creative guide to the contemporary landscape. Account Options Sign in. Furthermore, he fully grasps the Sitz im Leben o f his own times.

While they may be considered preliminary issues there is nothing dogmatic Bavinck’s treatment of them that is less than thorough. As done in the As a European theologian of the late 19th century he is acutely aware of the effects of Kant and Schleiermacher on philosophy and theology and he addresses their influence frequently. Johnston, Banner of Truth “This volume’s theological methodology demonstrates Bavinck’s grasp of the various disciplines of theology: This anticipates the later Reformed Epistemology school.

John Bolt is professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. The Holy Spirit is the iternal source of knowledge.

The principles that govern his approach provide an excellent template for extending baavinck interaction into more contemporary theological reflection.

A Theology of Religions Zondervan, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Prolegomena still speaks to us today as we struggle to maintain our Reformed heritage in an increasingly Arminian culture.

The Certainty of Faith Here one finds helpful, nuanced discussions of revelation and history; the incarnation, language, and the Bible; and the relationship of Scripture and confession in the task of theology.