Essays on Religion, Science, and Society

Essays on Religion, Science, and Society

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Herman Bavinck, the premier theologian of the Kuyper-inspired, neo-Calvinistic revival in the late-nineteenth-century Netherlands, is an important voice in the development of Protestant theology. Essays on Religion, Science, and Society is the capstone of his distinguished career. These seminal essays offer an outworking of Bavinck's systematic theology as presented in his Reformed Dogmatics and engage enduring issues from a biblical and theological perspective. The work presents his mature reflections on issues relating to ethics, education, politics, psychology, natural science and evolution, aesthetics, and philosophy of religion. This collection--Bavinck's most significant remaining untranslated work--is now available in English for the first time. Pastors, students, and scholars of Reformed theology will value this work.... the Dutch East Indies, it will take with it not only its advantages but also its disadvantages, such as capitalism, the proletariat, class distinction, ... and all creatures; who so rules them that leaf and blade, rain and drought, fruitful and lean years, food and drink, health and sickness, ... The same is true with natural science, according to the words of Friedrich RA¼ckert:46 6 ... Ed. note: Originally published in Evolutie, in the series Pro 104 Essays on Religion, Science, and Society Evolution.

Title:Essays on Religion, Science, and Society
Author:Herman Bavinck
Publisher:Baker Books - 2008-06-01


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