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six Stone-lectures

1 minuut leestijd

CALVINISM A LIFE SYSTEM.

and theological character, while Cal-

sively ecclesiastical

vinism put

impress

its

in

and outside the Church upon

human

every department of

nowhere spoken of

is

Hence Lutheranism

life.

as the creator of a peculiar

form; even the name of "Lutheranism"

mentioned

21

is

life-

hardly ever

while the students of history with increasing

;

unanimity recognize Calvinism as the creator of a world of

human life entirely its own. The second objection, we have

it

is

must

find

Modernism

— how also

conception, notwithstanding

question answers

conceptions is

life

then do you explain the

has led to such a general it

sprang from the French

Revolution, which on principle broke with

as

this: If

starting-point in ^a peculiar interpretation

its

that

The

is

true that every general development form of

of our relation to God, fact,

meet

to

in

the

cry,

religion.

you exclude from your

reckoning with the

all

imphed

If

itself.

all

God

Living

just

"no God no master", you

certainly bring to the front a sharply defined interpretation of

your own

for our relation to

God.

ment, as you yourselves experienced of late Spain, that recalls intercourse with its

relation

to

its

A govern-

in the case of

ambassador and breaks every regular

another the

power, declares thereby that

government of that country

strained relation which generally ends in war.

the case here.

not being

The

acquainted with any relation to

annihilated

a

This

is

leaders of the French Revolution,

God except

that which existed trough the mediation of the

Church,

is

all

relation

to

Romish

God, because they

wished to annihilate the power of the Church; and as -a

result of this they declared

war against every

religious

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

Calvinism - pagina 25

Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

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