The Bavinck Institute at Calvin Seminary is pleased to release volume 5 of The Bavinck Review. The majors include:
- What Kuyper Saw and Thought: Abraham Kuyper’s Visit to the Holy Land — Bert de Vries
- The Missional Character of the (Herman and J. H.) Bavinck Tradition — John Bolt
- We Do Not Proceed into a Vacuum: J. H. Bavinck’s Missional Reading of Romans 1 — Gayle Doornbos
- An Adventure in Ecumenicity: A Review Essay of Berkouwer and Catholicism by Eduardo Echeverria — John Bolt
- The Pros and Cons of a Dogmatic System — Herman Bavinck, trans. Nelson D. Kloosterman
The Bavinck Institute is pleased to announce the publication of John Bolt, James D. Bratt, and Paul J. Visser, eds., The J. H. Bavinck Reader, trans. James A. De Jong (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013).
The Reader makes ”some of the Dutch missiologist’s seminal works in revelation and religion, religious consciousness, and the engagement of the Christian gospel with other religious traditions available in convenient form for an English audience” (Editors’ Preface, ix).
Preview the book via Google Books.
On 7 May 2013 the following speakers participated in a book launch for the Reader:
- John Bolt, editor and professor of systematic theology at Calvin Seminary
- James Bratt, editor and professor of history at Calvin College
- James A. De Jong, translator; did his doctoral work on the history of missions at the Free University Amsterdam with Johannes Vande Berg who was J. H. Bavinck’s successor
- Diane Obenchain, professor of religion at Calvin College
View the multimedia recording of this book launch (skip slides 1 and 2 and go directly to 3). The order of speakers on the recording is John Bolt, James Bratt, James De Jong, Diane Obenchain, and John Bolt.