An accidental blog

"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, 18 June 2021

New books from Wordbridge Publishing

 Wordbridge Publishing has announced two new books:

Hoedemaker, P.J. 2021. The Politics of Antithesis

A translation of three short works by P. J. Hoedemaker that evaluate Abraham Kuyper’s prime ministry, along with Rudben Alvarado's commentary and contextualizing apparatus. Further information is available here  

Popma, K.J. 2021. Gospel and History
Translated and edited by Harry Van Dyke.

Further information is available here  

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Abraham Kuyper's view of the natural sciences


My paper on Abraham Kuyper's view of the natural sciences has now been published in Koers. 

The pdf is available here.

Abraham Kuyper’s view of the natural sciences. KOERS — Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, 86(1). Available at: https://doi. org/10.19108/KOERS.86.1.2497

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Four new and forthcoming neo-Calvinist books

 These four books will be coming soon:

Jonathan Chaplin 2021. Faith in Democracy. London: SCM

Jessica and Robert Joustra (eds) 2021. Calvinism for a Secular Age. Downers Grove: IVP

Hector Acero Ferrer et al. (eds) 2021. Seeking Stillness or the Sound of Wings. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock

Mathew Kaemingk (ed.) Reformed Public Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic.

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Dooyeweerd's modal aspects

 Dooyeweerd identified 14 and later 15 modal aspects within creation.

Different terms have been used by Reformationals scholars over the years to describe these aspects - and some have modified the number and the order of them. I have attempted to show some of these changes in the diagram below.

(The order is from earlier to later aspects)

Friday, 14 May 2021

Nobody stands nowhere

Nobody stand nowhere - an excellent short YouTube on worldviews from the Theos Thinktank: