By James D. Bratt
The definitive biography of Abraham Kuyper, mammoth of Dutch Calvinism
This is the 1st full-scale English-language biography of the hugely influential and astonishingly multifaceted Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920) — theologian, minister, flesh presser, newspaper editor, academic innovator, Calvinist reformer, and leading minister of the Netherlands from 1901 to 1905.
James Bratt is the perfect student to inform the tale of Kuyper's notable existence and paintings. He expertly lines the beginning and improvement of Kuyper's signature innovations — universal grace, Christian worldview, sphere sovereignty, Christian engagement with modern tradition — within the dynamic context of his life's story.
Based on voluminous fundamental and secondary Dutch assets, Bratt's Abraham Kuyper: glossy Calvinist, Christian Democrat will end up to be the go-to biography of this significant determine whose rules and impression expand a ways past his personal time and position.
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Abraham Kuyper. Modern Calvinist, Christian Democrat by James D. Bratt