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six lectures delivered in the Theological Seminary at Princeton.

1 minuut leestijd

SECOND LECTURE.

CALVINISM AND RELIGION.

The was

arrived

conclusion that,

first,

at

my

in

'

previous Lecture,

scientifically speaking, Calvinism

means

the completed evolution of Protestantism, resulting in a

both

higher and

Further,

that

starting-point

higher

richer

stage of

the world-view in

privilege

human development.

of Modernism,

with

its

the French Revolution, can claim no

an

than that of presenting

imitation of the brilliant ideal proclaimed

atheistic

by Calvinism,

therefore being unquahfied for the honour of leading us

And,

higher on.

as

his

lastly,

fundamental

Calvinism,

that whosoever rejects atheism

thought,

not to restore

its

bound

is

go back to

worn-out form, but once

more to catch hold of the Calvinistic to embody them in such a form as, ments of our own century,

to

may

principles, in order

suiting the require-

restore the needed

unity to Protestant thought and the lacking energy to

Protestant practical In

my

vinism

present

and

life.

Lecture,

therefore,

Religion, first of

all

I

treating

of Cal-

will try to illustrate

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

Calvinism a life-system - pagina 50

Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

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