Reformed Orthodoxy And Philosophy, 16251750: Gisbertus Voetius, Petrus Van Mastricht, And Anthonius Driessen (Brill's Series in Church History)

Reformed Orthodoxy And Philosophy, 16251750: Gisbertus Voetius, Petrus Van Mastricht, And Anthonius Driessen (Brill's Series in Church History)

Aza Goudriaan


This ebook examines the taking into account numerous Reformed theologians on theological matters which are, traditionally or by way of content material, relating to philosophy. 3 Dutch authors from successive generations are thought of specifically: Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676), Petrus van Mastricht (1630-1706), and Anthonius Driessen (1684-1748). A range of concerns in Christian doctrine is mentioned. those comprise the connection among theology and philosophy, production, Divine windfall, the individual, and Divine and usual legislations. through reconstructing the perspectives of those 3 theologians, this ebook highlights similarities and adjustments inside Reformed orthodoxy, either in doctrine and relating to philosophy. The alterations that therefore come into view additionally recommend that biblical Christianity outlives the philosophical equipment by means of whose assistence it truly is defined.

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