Neo-Calvinism and Roman Catholicism

James Eglinton (Editor), George Harinck (Editor)

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Abstract / Description of output

In their theological and historical interactions, neo-Calvinism and Roman Catholicism have often met in moments of conflict and co-operation. The neo-Calvinist statesman Abraham Kuyper polemicized against the Roman Catholic Church and its theology, whilst building bridges between those traditions by forging novel political coalitions across ecclesiastical boundaries. In theology, Gerrit C. Berkouwer, a neo-Calvinist critic of Roman Catholicism in the 1930s, later attended the Second Vatican Council as an appreciative Protestant observer. Telling their stories and others—including new research on lesser-known figures and neglected topics—this book presents the first scholarly volume on those dynamics of polemics and partnership.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Number of pages289
ISBN (Electronic)9789004546080
ISBN (Print)9789004546066
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jun 2023

Publication series

NameStudies in Reformed Theology
PublisherBrill
Volume47

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Neo-Calvinism
  • Roman Catholicism
  • theology
  • history
  • Bavinck
  • Kuyper
  • Berkouwer
  • Neo-Thomism

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