From Babel to Pentecost via Paris and Amsterdam: Multilingualism in neo-Calvinist and Revolutionary Thought

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Abstract

This chapter critically explains the theological defence of multilingualism found in the writings of Bavinck and Kuyper as a response to the French Revolution's principled commitment to monolingualism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeo-Calvinism and the French Revolution
EditorsJames Eglinton, George Harinck
Place of PublicationLondon and New York
PublisherT & T Clark International
Pages31-60
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9780567656636
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2014
EventNeo-Calvinism and the French Revolution - American Church of Paris, Paris, France
Duration: 23 Aug 201224 Aug 2012

Conference

ConferenceNeo-Calvinism and the French Revolution
Country/TerritoryFrance
CityParis
Period23/08/1224/08/12

Keywords

  • Bavinck
  • Kuyper
  • Multilingualism
  • Monolingualism
  • French Revolution

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