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six Stone-lectures

1 minuut leestijd

CALVINISM A LIFE SYSTEM.

4

Modernism

wrestling one with another, in mortal combat.

natural

the

own from the data of construct man himself from

to build a world of

bound

is

man, and

to

its

the data of nature; while, on the other hand,

who

Him are

bend the knee

reverently

those

and worship

to Christ

Son of the Living God, and God himself, This bent upon saving the '•'Christian Heritage". the

as

the struggle in Europe, this

is

all

and

this

also,

my own

country

been spending In

this

one single

struggle

the

is

is

the struggle in America,

Apologetics ha^e advanced us not

struggle

Apologetics have invariably begun by

step.

order to entrench

in

themselves cowardly in a ravelin behind

— '4f

the

myself have

I

energy for nearly forty years.

abandoning the assailed breastwork,

From

which

for principles in

engaged, and in which

my

all

is

first

the battle

have always said to myself,

therefore, I is

it.

honour and with

to be fought with

a hope of victory, then principle must be arrayed against ^principle ;

vast

then

it

energy of an

then also

it

must be

felt

Modernism the

that in

all-embracing life-system assails us,

must be understood that we have

to take

our stand in a life-system of equally comprehensive and far-reaching power. to

be invented

be taken

I

took

shortest

And

expression

powerful life-system

phrase,

at

presents

it

least

in

title

In

my

of

my

for

first

what

lectures

interchanged alternately both phrases, of life-system and

to

lecture, the is

See also Dr. Orr's note on page 365.

to

be the

on the contrary, life

view in accordance with the special meaning predominating in mentation.

is

itself in history.

always having some preference

general indication of your subject-matter. I

the

not

is

nor formulated by ourselves, but

and applied as

the shorter

this

anduwrld

my

argu-

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

Calvinism - pagina 8

Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

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