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In partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, Baker Academic is proud to offer in English for the very first time all four volumes of Herman. This magnum opus of the renowned Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck is now fully translated into English. Includes a combined index of all four volumes as well. Drawing from the church fathers and medieval thinkers, Bavinck engages Roman Reformed Dogmatics, 4 Volumes () by Herman Bavinck.

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He is the editor of Bavinck’s four-volume Reformed These are the classic priorities of Reformed theology, and they–and we–are deepened and advanced in Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics. These are at once relatively concise and sufficiently detailed, enabling the reader initially to peruse only these summaries.

Reformed Dogmatics: Prolegomena – Herman Bavinck, John Bolt, John Vriend – Google Books

dgomatics The student of Bavinck will find that patient pondering over the Reformed Dogmatics is a spiritual feast. The History and Literature.

Holy Spirit, Church and New Creation is the concluding volume of Herman Bavinck’s magisterial walk through Christian theology from a Reformed perspective. About “This magisterial work exhibits Bavinck’s vast knowledge and appreciation of the Christian tradition.

Reformed Dogmatics, 4 Volume Set

You will only be the richer for studying Bavinck’s theology. Two Kinds of Faith. This masterwork will appeal to scholars and students of theology, research and theological libraries, and pastors and laity who read serious works of Reformed theology. He also reveals a remarkable knowledge of psychology and world religions. Curley, Library Journal “Pastors and theologians will welcome the historic first complete translation of Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics.

The late John Vriend translated many classic theological works.


All of Bavinck’s own footnotes have been retained and updated in form, and the subparagraph numbers of the second Dutch edition and following editions have also been retained in this edition. While the content of his volume is identical with the original, the layout rrformed the translation renders the material far more accessible.

The Testimony of the Spirit. These fundamental issues are dealt with out of his deep commitment to God’s divine revelation in Scripture, the need to engage modern thought, and a piety by faith nurtured in the riches of the Reformed faith. The appearance of this volume, with the remaining three planned to follow in the near future, will be an incomparable boon reformer generations of students, pastors, teachers, and others, dobmatics to deepen understanding and enrich reflection in both historical and systematic dogamtics.

Endorsements “A welcome addition to the works of Bavinck in English. He seriously engaged other theological traditions, notably the Roman Catholic and the modern liberal Protestant ones; effectively mined the church fathers and great medieval thinkers; and placed his own distinct neo-Calvinist stamp on the Reformed Dogmatics.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. This quick overview gives the reader a rather good idea of the content and flow of the book and allows the reader to determine which chapters and sections are of greatest interest reformdd relevance.

You will find yourself taking these volumes from the shelf and pouring over the rich history of dogma, the profound and continued use of Scripture, and the thorough grasp of theology and theological positions that Herman Bavinck offers.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Other editions – View all Reformed Dogmatics: Garcia, American Theological Inquiry. Now, thanks to the Dutch Dogmatkcs Translation Society and the work of translator John Vriend and editor John Bolt, the first volume of Bavinck’s magisterial Reformed Dogmatics is available in English for the first time.


Internal Reception of Revelation. This splendid translation gives us the benefits of Bavinck’s thorough consideration of theological prolegomena, revelation, and faith. It has shaped generations of theologians and helped them to preach, think, and act on a fresh, Reformed basis.

Reformed Dogmatics

As he moves throughout the subject of dogmatic theology, he stands on the shoulders of giants such as Augustine, John Calvin, Francis Turretin, and Charles Hodge.

Bavinck is confessionally orthodox, but he recognizes the need to rethink the traditional formulations from Scripture in the context of contemporary discussion. The translation is eloquent, lucid, and faithful to the original.

Herman Bavinck’s magnum opus the Gereformeerde Dogmatiek in Dogamtics. From Bavinck’s numerous citations of key Dutch Bavjnck theologians such as Voetius, de Moor, Vitringa, van Mastricht, Witsius, and Walaeus as well as the important Leiden Synopsis purioris theologiae, it is clear he knew that tradition well and claimed it as his own.

Baker and the Dutch Reformed Translation Society deserve praise for this project, from which without doubt church and theology will profit for years to come. To read it is to take a large step back from the theological currents that swirl around and through the theological academy.

Herman Bavinck’s Gereformeerde Dogmatiek represents the concluding high point of some four centuries of remarkably productive Dutch Reformed theological reflection.