How does a person related to God, to other people, and to the world around? This classic expression of the Reformed faith offers six lectures on Calvinism. Abraham Kuyper introduces Calvanism as a life-system, discusses its relationship to religion, politics, science, and art. Though these lecture were delivered at Princeton in 1898, what Kuper says is not of historical interest alone; it has relevance for today.
Kuyper presents Calvinism as a life-system of comprehensive and far-reaching effect, discussing its relationship to religion, politics, science, and art, and inquiring into its prospects for the future. Though based on lectures delivered in 1898, Kuyper's book retains its relevance even today.
(18371920) He was a Reformed pastor and theologianwho dominated the religious and political life of theNetherlands for nearly half a century and whose ideascontinue to inspire an international school of thought. Hefounded the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, organized thefirst major Christian political party in Europe, and servedas prime minister of the Netherlands. Kuyper lectured andwrote many books on Reformed theology and generally soughtto show the public relevance of Christian faith to modernlife.