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Abraham Kuyper: Abraham Kuijper, generally known as Abraham Kuyper, was a Dutch journalist, statesman and Calvinist theologian. He was a master organizer. He founded a new church, a newspaper, the Free University of Amsterdam, and the Anti-Revolutionary Party. He served as prime minister of the Netherlands between 1901 and 1905. In religious affairs, he sought to adapt the Dutch Reformed Church to the challenges posed by the loss of state financial and aid, by religious pluralism, rising nationalism, and the arminian religious revivals of his day which denied predestination. He vigorously denounced modernism in theology as a fad that would pass away. In politics he dominated the Anti-Revolutionary Party from its founding 1879 to his death in 1920. He promoted pillarization, the social expression of the anti-thesis in public life, whereby Protestant, Catholic and secular elements each had their own independent schools, universities and social organizations.

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Google previewEvangelical Dictionary of Theology (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell

Kasteel, Abraham Kuyper; M. Langley, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

Abraham Kuyper: A Centennial Reader. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998. (A helpful collection of occasional essays.) Kuyper, Abraham. Principles of Sacred Theology. Translated by John Hendrick De Vries. New York: Scribners, 1898; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Christian Politics: L-Z (2006)

by Roy Palmer Domenico, Mark Y. Hanley

Abraham Kuyper: A Centennial Reader. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1998. Heslam, Peter S. Creating a Christian Worldview: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Christian Politics (2006)

by Roy P. Domenico, Mark Y. Hanley

Abraham Kuyper: A Centennial Reader. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1998. Heslam, Peter S. Creating a Christian Worldview: Abraham ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Christian Education (2015)

by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport

—John Lillis Kuyper, Abraham Abraham Kuyper (1837–1920) was a Dutch Calvinist prime minister, statesman, editor, pastor, theologian, and founder of the Free University of Amsterdam (now VU Amsterdam). Kuyper famously said: “ There is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christian Literature (2010)

by George Thomas Kurian, James D. Smith, III

Abraham Kuyper. 414 For sympathetic reflections on Küng's career and writings, see especially the festschrift for Küng, Neue Horizonte des Glaubens und Denkens: Ein ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Library Histories (2001)

by David H. Stam

Individual Collections: Herman Bavinck; biography collection; Henricus Bos; John Bunyan; Jean Calvin; Abraham Kuyper; pre- 1800 English printed books; Press Documentation Center. Origins The Free University Amsterdam was founded by ...

Google previewEvangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker Reference Library) (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell

Kasteel, Abraham Kuyper; M. Langley, ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

This insight was grasped and elaborated clearly by the Dutch theologian Abraham Kuyper. For him regeneration was more than one link among others in the chain of salvation. It became a universal theological principle of palingenesis ...

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Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism. (Abraham Kuyper)
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