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Reformed Dogmatics Volume 2: God and Creation (Reformed Dogmatics)

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In partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, Baker Academic is proud to offer the second volume of Herman Bavinck's complete Reformed Dogmatics in English for the very first time. This masterwork will appeal to scholars, students, pastors, and laity interested in Reformed theology and to research and theological libraries.
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Hardcover, 704 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Baker Academic
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Brett Mclaughlin
Bavinck is an author of which most won't have heard, certainly not like many have heard of Calvin or Luther or Edwards. But in Reformed thought, it would be impossible to not drop Bavinck's name when theology comes up. He's every bit as important in the reformed line of thinking as Calvin and Luther, and should be read along with Hodge and Berkhof.

His systematic theology is a masterwork, and is one of the more well-documented theologies you'll find. There are thousands of Scripture references, a
John Casteel
While Bavinck is incredibly dense, it is incredibly good. Bavinck does an excellent job of articulating the view that God is a person and must be known as such. He dispenses with the idea of describing God as an "essence" with "attributes" in favor of describing God as a "person" with "characteristics." He also places a high priority on the need for revelation to reveal God to us. Moreso than any other theologian I have read, Bavinck does an excellent job of interacting with the major Western ph ...more
Richard Van den broek
A very profound and brilliant book, well worth reading. The translation is excellent so you don't end up being lost in the language, but can actually get down to the theological ideas he is trying to convey. It is a bit expensive, but definitely a book every theologian should have!
John Yelverton
An absolutely amazing piece of theological literature. The concepts are so deep that it will take you several readings to wrap your head around some of them. Well worth your time.
Becoming my favorite systematic theologian, but yet to be determined. The treatment of the Trinity in this volume would almost merit the book five stars even if the rest was bunk.
Tsun Lu
After actually reading it, you will find it is not so formidable as it appears. Bavinck's writing is very clear and the translation is great. This is a must-read.
Steven Wedgeworth
Bavinck is the man. This volume is one of the all-time greats of the entire Church. He's read everyone. He's the Chuck Norris of Dutch Reformed theology.
Bavinck's systematic is excellent. He's opperating out the Dutch Reformed tradition. He influenced Vos, Van Til, and Kline, among others.
Brittany Petruzzi
Better than most systematic theologies. I'm glad it's been abridged into one volume so I can feasibly read the whole thing.
Ian Hammond
Herman Bavinck is like three men in one. He is a historian, philosopher, and theologian of very high caliber.
Jesse Broussard
Excellent, save the excess verbosity. Not sure if it's the translation, but can be quite confusing.
Excellent! Bavinck is one of my favorite authors. Only two chapters in but looking forward to the whole book.
Andy Smith
Very good survey and historical investigation (not always rock solid) of reformed dogmatics.
Gwen Burrow
Bavinck behaved much better in his books than he did on my quizzes.
Jared Mcnabb
Bavinck is just about the best Dogmatics out there
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Herman Bavinck (1854-1921) succeeded Abraham Kuyper as professor of systematic theology at the Free University of Amsterdam in 1902.
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