A Strange Moment in the Reception History of Psalm 146
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A Strange Moment in the Reception History of Psalm 146

According to Mark Water, ed., The New Encyclopedia of Christian Martyrs (Alresford: John Hunt, 2001), 908–9, when James Hannington (1847–1885), bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa on behalf of the Church Missionary Society, wanted to travel to Uganda, “he found himself reading words from Psalm 146[:9], ‘The Lord preserveth the strangers’” and “took this to be … Lees verder

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Neo-Calvinism, Roman Catholicism, and Reformed Catholicism

September 4 and 5, 2014, a conference will be held on Neo-Calvinism (Abraham Kuyper, Herman Bavinck, Gerrit Berkouwer et al) and Roman Catholicism. The following are two comments regarding Bavinck that may stimulate reflection on the conference topic. Bavinck: (Neo-)Calvinist or Catholic Reformed? While I understand that “Neo-Calvinism” is a common term to refer to people … Lees verder

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Living God or Loving God?

This week I received a review copy of John Bolt, A Theological Analysis of Herman Bavinck’s Two Essays on the Imitatio Christi: Between Pietism and Modernism, with a foreword by David Van Drunen (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2013), which is a somewhat revised edition of Bolt’s 1982 doctoral dissertation. While my review is to … Lees verder

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Recommended Articles about Egypt

In this blog post I try to collect links to above-average articles about the current situation in Egypt. Please, note that “recommended” does not mean that I endorse the contents of the articles. It just means that (others indicated that) this is an article worth reading. I would especially like to mention that Egyptians that … Lees verder