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six Stone-lectures

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CALVINISM A LIFE SYSTEM.

lO for

among

our thought

and

and North America,

Europe

the nations of Western

present even

at

South

in

Africa.

The domain

of Calvinism

is

indeed far broader than

the narrow confessional interpretation would lead us to

The

suppose.

man gave

aversion the

rise to

naming the Church

to

after a

that though in France the

fact,

Protestants were called "Huguenots", in the Netherlands

Mark

Protestant movement", wrote

Pattison, **was saved from being

by the new moral

in the quicksands of doctrinal dispute chiefly

given P.

to

Geneva, "Calvinism saved Europe.""

in

it

sunk

direction

Hume Brown, John

Aliox, 1895. P- 252:

of Christianity, Calvinism and the Church of

Of

Rome

all

the developments

alone bear the stamp

of an absolute religion. P. 257,

The

difference

between Calvin and Castalio, and between Knox

and the Ana-baptist, was not merely one of doctrine and dogma: essential difference

human R.

society

lay in the spirit with

in

principles,

There can be

some modification

of

its

little

essential

of religious faith that has been professed in the

form

the

p. 514, 5:

\%1'].

Calvinism, or

that

fact,

is

which they respectively regarded

itself.

Willis, Servetiis and Calvin,

question,

their

modern world by the most

intelligent,

moral, industrious, and freest of

mankind.

Chambers,

"With

the

Calvinism

Encyclopaedia,

revival

revived,

of

the

and

powerful influence over

it

Philadelphia,

evangelical still

maintains,

many minds

1888.

in

voce

Calvinism:

party in the end of the century if

in the

not an absolute sway, yet a

Anglican establisliment.

It

is

one of the most living and powerful among the creeds of the Reformation.

Dr. C. Sylvester Horne, Evang. Magazine, Aug. 1898. V.

v.

P-

375

p.

100—106:

And, Dr. W. IIastie, Theology as

My

apology and plea

for the

Science,

New

Calvinism,

Glasgow 1S99.

Reformed Theology,

in presence

of the other theological tendencies of the time, have been founded upon the two most general

and fundamental points of creed

the universality of

basis in

and the

its

universality of

human

that can

betaken:

nature, as the condition of its method,

God, as the ground of

its

absolute truth.

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Calvinism - pagina 14

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