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"If God is sovereign, then his lordship must extend over all of life, and it cannot be restricted to the walls of the church or within the Christian orbit." Abraham Kuyper Common Grace 1.1.

Friday, 28 March 2008

André Troost 1916-2008

André Troost was one of the second generation reformational scholars. He died on 19th March 2008.

He was born in 1916 in the Netherlands. He studied theology at the Theological Seminary in Kampen and at the Free University (VU) in Amsterdam. His PhD, obtained in 1958, was on casuistics and situation ethics (casuïstiek en situatie-ethiek). He was a pastor from 1946. From 1958 to 1967 he looked after the pastoral needs of students in Rotterdam. In 1964 he became a professor in socila ethics at the VU and then in 1967 as professor of general ethics. He became the professor for Calvinistic philosophy at Rotterdam in 1972.

He is the author of The Christian Ethos (translated into English by Kobus and Yvonne Smith) (Bloemfontein: Patmos, 1983).
'The idea of creation order in Western thought' Theological Forum XXI (4) (1993).

1 comment:

Duke said...

The time has come, the harvest is ripe.

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