Primary Sources (Dutch)

The J. H. Bavinck Bibliography is available in Zotero format at the Bavinck Institute Zotero Group.

Updated:
28 September 2016

Bavinck, Johan Herman. Geschiedenis der Godsopenbaring: Handboek voor de Kennis van de Bijbelse Geschiedenis. Vol. 2, Het Nieuwe Testament. 2 vols. 2nd ed. Kampen: Kok, 1949.

———. “Pelgrimsstemming.” In De christen en zijn moeilijkheden, 7–25. Wageningen: Zomer & Keuning, 1941.

Translations (English)

Bavinck, Johan Herman. An Introduction to the Science of Missions. Translated by David, H. Freeman. Philadelphia, PA: The Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1960.

———. Church Between Temple and Mosque: A Study of the Relationship Between the Christian Faith and Other Religions. Eerdmans, 1981.

———. Faith and Its Difficulties. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1959.

———. “Human Religion in God’s Eyes: A Study of Romans 1:18-32.” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 12 (March 1, 1994): 44–52.

———. “Review of Leven en Dood in het Evangelie van Johannes en in de Serat Dewarutji (Franeker: Wever, 1956) by Anne Wind.” International Review of Mission 46, no. 183 (Jl 1957): 323–324.

———. The J. H. Bavinck Reader. Edited by John Bolt, James D. Bratt, and Paul J. Visser. Translated by James A. De Jong. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013.

———. The Impact of Christianity on the Non-Christian World. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1948.

———. “The Problem of Adaptation and Communication.” International Review of Mission 45, no. 179 (July 1, 1956): 307–313.

———. The Riddle of Life. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1958.

Secondary Sources

Christusprediking in de wereld: studiën op het terrein van de zendingswetenschap gewijd aan de nagedachtenis van professor dr. Johan Herman Bavinck. Kampen: Kok, 1965. (NB: This collection of essays contains a bibliography of Professor Bavinck’s works.)

Berg, J. Van Den. “The Legacy of Johan Herman Bavinck.” International Bulletin of Missionary Research 7, no. 4 (1983): 171-175.

Berg, Johannes van den. “Johan Herman Bavinck 1895-1964: Understanding Religion in light of God’s Revelation.” In Mission Legacies: Biographical Studies of Leaders of the Modern Missionary Movement, edited by Gerald H. Anderson, Robert T. Coote, Norman A. Horner, and James M. Phillips, 428–34. American Society ofMissiology Series 19. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1994.

Paas, Stefan. “Religious Consciousness in a Post-Christian Culture: J.H. Bavincks Religious Consciousness and Christian Faith (1949), Sixty Years Later.” Journal of Reformed Theology 6, no. 1 (2012): 35–55. doi:10.1163/156973112X644001.

Preez, Jannie du. “Johan Herman Bavinck on the Relation Between Divine Revelation and the Religions.” Missionalia 13, no. 3 (1985): 111–20.

Stevenson, J. W. “Johan Herman Bavinck and Contemporary Contextualization among Muslims: An Evaluation of the Insider Movement.” MA thesis, Reformed Theological Seminary, 2011.

Tangelder, Johan D. “Johan Herman Bavinck (1895-1964): The Legacy of a Missionary, Professor and Author.” The Outlook 52, no. 4 (April 2002): 4-7.

Tuit, Pieter C. “The Gospel in Word and Deed: Johan Herman Bavinck’s Missiology and Its Application for Today.” Calvin Theological Journal 44, no. 1 (2009): 74-93.

Visser, Paul J. Heart for the Gospel, Heart for the World: The Life and Thought of a Reformed Pioneer Missiologist, Johan Herman Bavinck, 1895–1964. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2003.

———. “Religion in Biblical and Reformed Perspective.” Calvin Theological Journal 44, no. 1 (2009): 9–36.

———. “Religion, Mission, and Kingdom: A Comparison of Herman and Johan Herman Bavinck.” Calvin Theological Journal 45, no. 1 (2010): 117-132.

Tertiary Sources

Clowney, Edmund P. “Review of Inleiding in de zendingswetenschap (Kampen: Kok, 1954) by J. H. Bavinck.” Westminster Theological Journal 18, no. 1 (1955): 78–85.

Hesselgrave, David J. “Missionary Elenctics and Guilt and Shame.” Missiology 11, no. 4 (October 1, 1983): 461–483.

Keulen, Dirk van. “From Talking about to Speaking With: The Reformed Churches in The Netherlands and Islam.” In The Kuyper Center Review, Volume 2: Revelation and Common Grace, 221–43. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011.

Mouw, Richard J. “The Possibility of Joseph Smith: Some Evangelical Probings.” In Joseph Smith Jr.: Reappraisals after Two Centuries, edited by Reid L. Neilson and Terryl L. Givens, 189–99. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Van Wyk, J H. “Insufficientia? in gesprek met die reformatoriese tradisie en M.A. Kruger oor die (on-)genoegsaamheid van die Godsopenbaring in die skepping, onderhouding en regering.” In die Skriflig 37, no. 4 (2003): 671–695.

Woudenberg, René van. “Christelijk exclusivisme en religieus pluralisme.” Nederlands theologisch tijdschrift 48, no. 4 (1994): 275–90.