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six lectures delivered in the Theological Seminary at Princeton.

1 minuut leestijd

CALVINISM AND POLITICS.

142 political

despotism have been finally vanquished by the

French Revolution, and that acknowledge that

to

this

promoting the cause of from history those

who were

members how their

of a

cruelly

rest

also

gratefully

began by

But whosoever learns

that the guillotine,

and years could not

we have

revolution

liberty.

years

clergy were

in so far

all

over France, for

from the execution

mind; whosoever

different

and wantonly the

Roman

of re-

Catholic

murdered, because they refused to violate

by an unholy oath; or whosoever, by a sad experience, knows tli^ spiritual which liberalism and conservatism on the

conscience myself,

like

tyranny,

European Continent have

applied,

who have chosen

to

those

to

admit that liberty

in

the

Christian

French to

Revolution

agree with

still

different paths,

applying,

is

forced

Calvinism and liberty in the

French Revolution are two quite In

and are

the

a

different things. civil

liberty for every

unbelieving majority;

in

Calvinism, a liberty of conscience, which enables every

man

to serve

God, according

the dictates of his oivn haert.

to his

own

conviction

and

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

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Calvinism a life-system - pagina 146

Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

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