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six lectures delivered in the Theological Seminary at Princeton.

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CALVINISM A LIFE SYSTEM.

lO

among

for our thought

and

North America,

Europe

the nations of Western

and

present even

at

South

in

Africa.

The domain

of Calvinism

is

indeed far broader than

the narrow confessional interpretation would lead us to

The aversion man gave rise to the

suppose.

naming the Church

to

after a

that though in France the

fact,

Protestants were called "Huguenots", in the Netherlands

Mark

Protestant movement", wrote

"was saved from being sunk

Pattison,

by th? new moral

in the quicksands of doctrinal dispute chiefly

given P.

to

direction

Geneva. "Calvinism saved Europe.""

in

it

Hume Brown,

jfohn

of Christianity, Calvinism

Knox, 1895.

252:

P-

and the Church of

Of

Rome

all

the developments

alone bear the stamp

of an absolute religion. P. 257.

The

difference

between Calvin and

and between Knox

Castalio,

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

human R.

society

lay in the spirit with

itself.

Willis, Servetiis and

question,

in

principles,

is

their

which they respectively regarded

fact,

that

the

form

modern world by

Calviji,i?,']'j.

Calvinism, or

p. 514, 5:

There can be

some modification of

its

little

essential

of religious faith that has been professed in the

most

the

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 establishment.

It is

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

Dr. C. ?•

375

p. 100

V.

SY'LVESTV.ViYiOT^tiE, Evaiig. Magaztjie, V.

Awg. 1898. A^^w Calvinism,

And. Dr. W. Hastie, Theology as

— 106: My

apology and plea

for the

Science,

Glasgow 1899.

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 that can be taken: the universality of

and the

its

basis in

universality of

human

nature, as the condition of

God, as the ground of

its

its

absolute truth.

method,

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Calvinism a life-system - pagina 14

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