Bavinck Review 7 Published

The Bavinck Institute at Calvin Seminary is pleased to release The Bavinck Review 7 (2016) (1.2 MB PDF). See the editorial for an update on the Reformed Ethics project, two additional pending publications, and the formal establishment of the Institute.

Editorial

Articles

Knowledge according to Bavinck and Aquinas by Arvin Vos

In Translation

Herman Bavinck’s Modernisme en Orthodoxie: A Translation by Bruce R. Pass

Pearls and Leaven

An Excerpt on Prayer from Bavinck’s Reformed Ethics by John Bolt

Bavinck Bibliography 2015

Bavinck Review 6 published

TBR6 Front CoverThe Bavinck Institute is pleased to release The Bavinck Review 6 (2015) (1.8 MB PDF).

The editorial includes an update on the Reformed Ethics translation project, an excerpt of which is included in pearls and leaven.

Editorial

Articles

Knowledge according to Bavinck and Aquinas by Arvin Vos

A Christian Mondrian by Joseph Masheck

In Translation

The Natural Knowledge of God, by Abraham Kuyper, translated and annotated by Harry Van Dyke

Conscience by Herman Bavinck, translated by Nelson D. Kloosterman

Pearls and Leaven

Bavinck on Religion by John Bolt

Bavinck Bibliography 2014 

The Bavinck Review 5 (2014) Released

The Bavinck Review 5 (2014)The Bavinck Institute at Calvin Seminary is pleased to release volume 5 of The Bavinck Review. The majors include:

  1. What Kuyper Saw and Thought: Abraham Kuyper’s Visit to the Holy Land — Bert de Vries
  2. The Missional Character of the (Herman and J. H.) Bavinck Tradition — John Bolt
  3. We Do Not Proceed into a Vacuum: J. H. Bavinck’s Missional Reading of Romans 1 — Gayle Doornbos
  4. An Adventure in Ecumenicity: A Review Essay of Berkouwer and Catholicism by Eduardo Echeverria — John Bolt
  5. The Pros and Cons of a Dogmatic System — Herman Bavinck, trans. Nelson D. Kloosterman

Bavinck Bibliography Updates

We’re busily preparing the 2014 issue of The Bavinck Review. If you have any Herman and/or Johan Herman Bavinck bibliography items to share (i.e., theses, periodicals, books, websites) in any language, please let us know.

Preview of The Bavinck Review 4 (2013)

TBR4_coverThe Bavinck Review 4 (2013) is now available to Bavinck Society members. Preview the contents and editorial.

This year’s essays include

  • an insightful study of the development in Bavinck’s view of non-Christian religions,
  • an exchange between two Society members regarding the relation of Herman and J. H. Bavinck to the contemporary insider missiological debate,
  • a review of digital Bavinck research tools,
  • and another voice in the discussion between Drs. VanDrunen and Klosterman regarding Herman Bavinck’s view of natural law and the two kingdoms.

The translation piece is a handful of letters that Herman Bavinck sent to one of his seminary students who was forced to leave his studies at Kampen due to a terminal illness.

The Bavinck Review 3 (2012)

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Cover, Front Matter, Contents, and Editorial by John Bolt

Articles

“Created Over a Second Time” or “Grace Restoring Nature”? Edwards and Bavinck on the Heart of Christian Salvation by Dane C. Ortlund

Beyond the Schleiermacher-Barth Dilemma: General Revelation, Bavinckian Consensus, and the Future of Reformed Theology by Robert S. Covolo

Working with the Grain of Nature: Epistemic Underpinnings for Christian Witness in the Theology of Herman Bavinck by Steven J. Duby

Herman Bavinck, Lesslie Newbigin, and Reformed Mission in the Global Workplace by Matthew Kaemingk

Johan H. Bavinck’s Missiology and Its Implications for the Term Question in Korean Bible Translation by Daniel Sung-Ho Ahn

In Translation

The Theology of Albrecht Ritschl by Herman Bavinck, translated by John Bolt

Herman Bavinck on Scottish Covenant Theology and Reformed Piety translated and introduced by Henk van den Belt

Pearls and Leaven

Bavinck Tributes by John Bolt

Bavinck Bibliography 2011

Book Reviews

Bowlin, John, ed., The Kuyper Center Review, Volume Two: Revelation and Common Grace reviewed by Laurence R. O’Donnell III

Preview of The Bavinck Review 3 (2012)

The Bavinck Review 3 (2012) is now available to Bavinck Society members. This year’s issue contains an intriguing comparison between Jonathan Edwards and Herman Bavinck, four award-winning PhD papers delivered at the 2011 Bavinck Conference, and two Herman Bavinck translations.

Preview the contents and editorial by John Bolt (PDF; require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader).

TBR issues are made freely available to the public six months after publication. Browse volumes 1 and 2 in the archive.

The Bavinck Review, Volume 2 (2011)

The Bavinck Review 2 (2011) (PDF; 1.6 MB) is now freely available.

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Title Page, Front Matter, and Contents

Editorial by John Bolt

Articles

“Will I Remain Standing?”: A Cathartic Reading of Herman Bavinck by Willem J. de Wit

Herman Bavinck’s Theological Aesthetics: A Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis by Robert S. Covolo

Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck on the Subject of Education as seen in Two Public Addresses by Timothy Shaun Price

Neither “Copernican” nor “Van Tilian”: Re-Reading Cornelius Van Til’s Reformed Apologetics in light of Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics by Laurence R. O’Donnell III

Herman Bavinck and Augustine on Epistemology by Michael S. Chen

“To See Darkness, To Hear Silence”: St. Augustine, Herman Bavinck, and the Incomprehensibility of Evil by Travis Ryan Pickell

Research Précis

Herman Bavinck and Radical Orthodoxy: Elements of Participation in the Reformed Dogmatics by Wolter Huttinga

An Impenetrable Mystery: Herman Bavinck’s Concept of Regeneration and its Sources by Aart Goedvree

In Translation

The Kingdom of God, The Highest Good by Herman Bavinck, translated by Nelson D. Kloosterman

Pearls and Leaven

Herman Bavinck and Islam by John Bolt

Bavinck Bibliography: 2010

Preview: The Bavinck Review, vol. 2, 2011

The Bavinck Review 2 (2011) is now available for Bavinck Society members. This year’s issue contains six student papers and two research précis delivered at the 2010 Edinburgh Bavinck Conference as well as a translation of Herman Bavinck’s intriguing lecture, “The Kingdom of God, The Highest Good.”

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TBR issues are made freely available to non-Society-members six months after publication. See our inaugural issue: TBR 1 (2010).

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