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Restored to our destiny : eschatology & the image of God in Herman Bavinck's Reformed dogmatics

Author: Brian G Mattson
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Studies in Reformed theology, v. 21.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A close conceptual analysis of Herman Bavinck's (1854-1921) four-volume Reformed Dogmatics, this book explores what is broadly understood as the central motif of his work, the "organic" relationship between nature and grace, and highlights an overlooked aspect to this motif. Bavinck's view of nature and grace is not only rooted in his Trinitarian theology, but, more importantly, in his covenant theology. Exploring  Read more...
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Named Person: Herman Bavinck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian G Mattson
ISBN: 9789004207196 9004207198
OCLC Number: 748290805
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Aberdeen, 2008.
Description: xii, 258 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Herman Bavinck (1854-1921) --
Metaphysical foundations --
Adam & covenant --
Adam & the imago Dei --
The fall & loss of the image --
Christ & the imago Dei --
Christ & covenant --
Conclusion: Restored to our destiny.
Series Title: Studies in Reformed theology, v. 21.
Responsibility: by Brian G. Mattson.

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A close conceptual analysis of Herman Bavinck's (1854-1921) four-volume Reformed Dogmatics, this book explores a long-neglected feature of his "organic" relationship between nature and grace, arguing  Read more...

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