Item description for Reformed Dogmatics, Vol. 2: God and Creation by Herman Bavinck, John Bolt & John Vriend...
Overview In partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, Baker Academic is proud to offer the second volume of Herman Bavinck's complete Reformed Dogmatics in English for the very first time. This masterwork will appeal to scholars, students, pastors, and laity interested in Reformed theology and to research and theological libraries. This classic work of Reformed theology includes enhanced documentation.
Publishers Description In partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, Baker Academic is proud to offer the second volume of Herman Bavinck's complete Reformed Dogmatics in English for the very first time. This masterwork will appeal to scholars, students, pastors, and laity interested in Reformed theology and to research and theological libraries. "Bavinck was a man of giant mind, vast learning, ageless wisdom, and great expository skill. 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."-J. I. Packer, Regent College
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Studio: Baker Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.46" Height: 1.66" Weight: 2.31 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2004
Publisher Baker Academic
ISBN 0801026555 ISBN13 9780801026553
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More About Herman Bavinck, John Bolt & John Vriend
Herman Bavinck (1854-1921) succeeded Abraham Kuyper as professor of systematic theology at the Free University in Amsterdam in 1902. John Bolt is professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. The late John Vriend translated many classic theological works.
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Good translation of a classic Feb 21, 2006
This is one of the classics of reformed theology. Bavinck provides rich overviews and profound views on the topics under discussion. If you are not always satisfied, be sure that Bavinck was neither by the end of his life. However, reading this volume will prevent you from offering cheap solutions to difficult questions. (Reformed) theologians can only gain from a critical (re)engagement with Bavinck. This volume is well translated and well edited. Having made several comparisons with the Dutch original (Dutch being my mother tongue), I recommend this volume without hesitation to all those readers who are not proficient in Dutch. To be sure, I have noticed a few flaws, but they do not make the translation unreliable. Moreover, Dutch readers will appreciate this volume since Bavincks Latin quotations have been translated into English as well, each chapter is introduced with a summary and the bibliography contains full references instead of Bavinck's sometimes cryptic abbreviations.