All Blog Posts With Tag: Herman Bavinck

[The Errors of Inerrancy: A ten-part series on why Biblical Inerrancy censors the Scriptures and divides Evangelicals.] The Errors of Inerrancy: #4. Inerrancy denies that the Bible contains scientific errors Introduction Herman Bavinck said, "Scripture does not tell us how the heavens move but how we move to heaven." [1] And so, "It […]
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 […]
Herman Bavinck (source: rpcnacovenanter) Herman Bavinck was a Dutch Calvinist who wrote an influential Reformed Dogmatics, and this is part two in my analysis of Bavinck's Doctrine of Inspiration of the Scriptures. As I previously shared, the Dutch Calvinists were not encumbered in fundamentalist debates over inerrancy like their American Calvinist […]
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 […]
Herman Bavinck (1854 - 1921) wrote the arguably best Reformed Systematic Theologies: the four volume work, Reformed Dogmatics. He was a Dutch Reformed Theologian and in the Prolegomena to Reformed Dogmatics, he wrote a very helpful critique of Anselm that is a good conclusion to my Anselm posts: [46] "Scholasticism passed through three […]