Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. “Finally Bavinck becomes available to the Reformed Dogmatics: Volume 1: Prolegomena by [Bavinck, Herman]. This magnum opus of the renowned Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck is now fully translated into English. Includes a combined index of all four volumes as well. In partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, Baker Academic is proud to offer in English for the very first time all four volumes of Herman.

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He asserts, quite rightly, that first principles in any science are by definition circular. All of Bavinck’s own footnotes redormed been retained and updated in form, and the subparagraph numbers of the second Dutch edition and following editions have also been retained in this edition.

Holy Spirit, Church and New Creation is the concluding volume of Herman Bavinck’s magisterial walk through Christian theology from a Reformed perspective.

The reader will be amazed by Bavinck’s erudition, creativity, and balance. In the Beginning English Choose a language for shopping.

Written from a Reformed perspective, it offers a perceptive critique of modern theology. But it is to be hoped that the larger English-speaking theological world will also accept the challenge of seriously engaging his considerable contribution to Reformed thought. About “This magisterial work exhibits Bavinck’s vast knowledge and appreciation of the Christian tradition.


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Bavinck is also persistently and consistently biblical in his writing. The Sacrifice of Praise That seems like an outlandish claim because the book in question appeared in the Netherlands nearly refoormed hundred years ago.

I hope it will have a large readership and will bring forth much theological and spiritual fruit.

Dogma and Theology in the West. Bavinck’s life and thought reflect a serious effort to be pious, orthodox, and thoroughly contemporary.

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Frame, professor of systematic theology and philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary “This is one of those seminal works that embodies a significant portion of our Reformed theological heritage. Read refirmed download the version of this book free here. See all 4 reviews. Readers will discover more than Bavinck the theologian in these volumes; they will learn about the God whom he worshiped and served.

Please try again later. Continue reading about John Bolt. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The topics explored by Bavinck are still of the utmost importance, and he addresses them here in a theological voice that is amazingly fresh. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Those dogmatcis desire to understand the faith once for all delivered to the saints will be rewarded by a careful and systematic reading. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The unavailability in English bavinnck his crowning work, Gereformeerde Dogmatiekhas hemran a particularly significant lack. John Bolt is professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. Bavinck was a pastor and professor in the Netherlands. This anticipates the later Reformed Epistemology school.


The History and Literature. It not only is encompassing in content but also shows everywhere a profound insight into the basic problems that a Reformed theology has to dogmatic and a deep sensitivity for modern culture. It has shaped generations of theologians and helped them to preach, think, and act on a fresh, Reformed basis. Baker and the Dutch Reformed Translation Society deserve praise for this project, from which without doubt church and theology will profit for years to come.

Solid but lucid, demanding but satisfying, broad and deep and sharp and stabilizing, Bavinck’s magisterial Reformed Dogmatics remains after a century the supreme achievement of its kind. Showing of 4 reviews. Continue reading about Herman Hwrman. Editor John Bolt characterizes the work as follows: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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rformed Customers who bought this item also bought. FrameReformed Theological Seminary “Pastors and theologians will welcome the historic first complete translation of Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics.

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