Essays on Religion, Science, and Society

Essays on Religion, Science, and Society

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Herman Bavinck, the premier theologian of the Kuyper-inspired, neo-Calvinistic revival in the late-nineteenth-century Netherlands, is an important voice in the development of Protestant theology. Essays on Religion, Science, and Society is the capstone of his distinguished career. These seminal essays offer an outworking of Bavinck's systematic theology as presented in his Reformed Dogmatics and engage enduring issues from a biblical and theological perspective. The work presents his mature reflections on issues relating to ethics, education, politics, psychology, natural science and evolution, aesthetics, and philosophy of religion. This collection--Bavinck's most significant remaining untranslated work--is now available in English for the first time. Pastors, students, and scholars of Reformed theology will value this work.... of the idea, then one can assign to art the purpose of overcoming this imperfection in the beauty of nature; it does so by corresponding to the idea and thus seeming to destroy the material completely through absolute perfection of the form.

Title:Essays on Religion, Science, and Society
Author:Herman Bavinck
Publisher:Baker Books - 2008-06-01


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