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six lectures delivered in the Theological Seminary at Princeton.

1 minuut leestijd

CALVINISM AND THE FUTURE. tual,

and

scanning

anxiously

Even from a

Rome

now

is

Russia, Germany,

growing,

is

become almost only

Economic and moral

the

next

forty' per

it

has in some Romish countries

Even now

share

its

However

cent.

give

Roman-

safe to predict that within

is

it

century

half

statistics

half of Christendom to the

and

Church,

Whilst

England and the United States

stationary.

smaller

the

Catholic

future.

more than one Romish country brought

depression has in

population

herself

of view, the power of

point

about a considerable decrease of the birthrate. in

France,

Europe tremble

books of her

Sibylline

statistical

all

sword,

her

of the

the while decreasing.

all

is

made

years ago

fifty

unsheathing

the

at

And

development of Europe.

political

which only

255

be

will

less

highly, therefore,

I

than

may

be

inclined to value the inherent power of Roman-Catholic

unity and scholarship for the defence of

count

the

repulse exertion,

prospect pass

and though

sacred,

into

attack

of

the

Rome's

see

much we also how we could

modernism save by combined there

nevertheless that

do not

I

is

not

supremacy

political

And, even

hands.

the

slightest

will ever again if this

were to

happen contrary to expectations, who could possibly rejoice

the

as

the

in

conditions

realization of his ideal,

now

prevailing

in

if

he beheld

Southern

Europe

and South America reproduced elsewhere.

We

may,

in

fact,

even

put

it

more strongly

:

it

would be a step backwards in the course of history. Rome's world- and life-view represents an older and hence lower stage of development in the history of mankind. Protestantism

succeeded

it,

and .hence

occupies

a

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Calvinism a life-system - pagina 259

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