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Calvin, Modern Calvinism, and Civil Society: The Appropriation of a Heritage, with Particular Reference to the Low Countries

Cornelis van der Kooi

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The important neo‐Calvinist movement that developed in the Netherlands in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries appropriated Calvin's theology in a highly selective way. This chapter analyzes the ... More


The Dutch Influence

Harriet A. Harris

in Fundamentalism and Evangelicals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532537
eISBN:
9780191701016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532537.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the growing Neo-Calvinist movement and the role of Dutch theologians in its development. The Neo-Calvinist movement was seen as a revolutionary idea that seeks to undo the ... More


Kuyperians and Warfieldians

Harriet A. Harris

in Fundamentalism and Evangelicals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532537
eISBN:
9780191701016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532537.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the difference between the followers of Abraham Kuyper or the Kuyperians and of B. B. Warfield or the Warfieldians. The Kuyperians adhere to the belief that knowledge of God ... More


Whose Calvin, Which Calvinism? John Calvin and the Development of Twentieth-Century American Theology

Stephen D. Crocco

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

In 1898, Abraham Kuyper delivered his Lectures on Calvinism at Princeton Theological Seminary. A few years later, Princeton’s B. B. Warfield pared back Kuyper’s Calvinism as a positive force in the ... More


Religious Autonomy and the Limited State

in God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In a public debate dominated by ideological interest groups that thrive on creating fear about religion, the intellectual genealogy of the faith-based initiative was not well understood. Yet because ... More


Calvin(ism) and Apartheid in South Africa in the Twentieth Century: The Making and Unmaking of a Racial Ideology

John W. de Gruchy

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This is an analysis of how Calvinism contributed to the creation and undoing of South African apartheid in the twentieth century. It traces the implantation of Calvinism in South Africa via Dutch ... More


Religion in Free Fall: The Netherlands

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Netherlands are among the most secular countries in Western Europe, with the proportion of those without religious affiliation now accounting for more than 60% of the Dutch population. The ... More


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