All Blog Posts With Tag: G.C. Berkouwer

Among Karl Barth's greatest enemies were the American and Dutch Calvinists (especially the American Dutch Calvinist Cornelius Van Til and his minions). These 20th century Calvinists were different than the neo-Calvinism popular today because they proudly called themselves Fundamentalists and wished to regress the church and theology back to 16th century […]
 
Does Karl Barth believe in an afterlife? Barth answers Nein! Barth says that believing in an afterlife is "pursuing pagan dreams of good times after death" and that the New Testament teaches that time comes to an end on the last day at the "final trump", when "time shall be no more." Karl Barth's argument […]
 
Ptolemy's World Map from Geographia, c. 150 c.e. (source: wikipedia) Gerrit Cornelis Berkouwer (1903-1996) was a famous Dutch Reformed Theologian who worked within the same illustrious Dutch Calvinist tradition as Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck. In G.C. Berkouwer's Studies in Dogmatics: Holy Scripture, is a famous argument against inerracy that I've quoted in toto […]
 
Gerrit Cornelis Berkouwer  (1903-1996)[source: librarything]G.C. Berkouwer was a Dutch Reformed Theologian in the Amsterdam tradition along with theological greats including Abraham Kuyper, Herman Bavinck and H. Berkof. Berkouwer wrote an excellent introduction to Karl Barth's theology titled, The Triumph of Grace in the Theology of Karl Barth: An Introduciton and Critical […]
 
Herman Bavinck (source: wikipedia) The Dutch Calvinists, such as Abraham Kuyper, Herman Bavinck, and G.C. Berkouwer, were not paralyzed by the mechanical theories of the Inspiration of Scriptures as their American Calvinist counterparts at old Princeton did with Inerrancy, including Charles Hodge, B.B. Warfield and A.A. Hodge.  In the following brilliant selection from […]
 
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