Essays on Religion, Science, and Society

Herman Bavinck

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. This volume, now in paper, 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 collection presents his mature reflections on issues relating to ethics, education, politics, psychology, natural science and evolution, aesthetics, and philosophy of religion. Pastors, students, and scholars of Reformed theology will value this work.

  • Contents
  • Herman Bavinck: A Eulogy by Henry Elias Dosker
  • 1. Philosophy of Religion (Faith)
  • 2. The Essence of Christianity
  • 3. Theology and Religious Studies
  • 4. Psychology of Religion
  • 5. Christianity and Natural Science
  • 6. Evolution
  • 7. Christian Principles and Social Relationships
  • 8. On Inequality
  • 9. Trends in Psychology
  • 10. The Unconscious
  • 11. Primacy of the Intellect or the Will
  • 12. Trends in Pedagogy
  • 13. Classical Education
  • 14. Of Beauty and Aesthetics
  • 15. Ethics and Politics
  • Appendix A: Foreword by C. B. Bavinck
  • Appendix B: Theology and Religious Studies in Nineteenth-Century Netherlands
  • Index


Pages: 304
Publisher: Baker Academic
Published: 2013
ISBN-10: 0801048672
ISBN-13: 9780801048678

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