Bratt draws connections between the life and thought of Kuyper and current debates in America today. Bratt's study covers Kuyper's early years, his development as a person, his various leadership roles and spheres of influence, and the considerable ongoing impact of his ideas. A convinced Calvinist and a distinctly modern public figure, Kuyper held a wide variety of roles over the course of his life—minister, newspaper editor, educational innovator, politician, religious reformer, and prime minister of the Netherlands Kuyper's life demonstrates how devotees of any faith can carry on a responsible public life in contention—and concert—with people of other convictions.
Abraham Kuyper: Modern Calvinist, Christian Democrat
James D. With wit and insight Bratt depicts Kuyper not only as a great man but also as a real person of his times, complete with faults and blind spots that Calvinists recognize as inevitable even among their saints. With engrossing scholarship and style, Bratt provides indispensable reading for anyone interested in postindustrial Christian social thought. Will undoubtedly become a classic.
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This is Kuyper—not always likable, but always astounding. And it's a page-turner besides.
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This is what many of us have been waiting for—a careful, detailed, and highly readable! Jim Bratt has given us the comprehensive study of 'Father Abraham' that will serve English speakers for years to come.
They should also be in a much better position to reflect on vital questions of Christianity and education, church and state, Christian universalism and Christian particularism, and many more that remain of first-order importance still today, nearly a century after Kuyper passed away. Example fallback content : This browser does not support PDFs.
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Item is successfully added in the wishlist s. Based on voluminous primary and secondary Dutch sources, Bratt's Abraham Kuyper: Modern Calvinist, Christian Democrat will prove to be the go-to biography of this major figure whose ideas and influence extend far beyond his own time and place. Noll Foreword by William B.
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