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Kingdoms Apart: Engaging the Two Kingdoms Perspective

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Neo-Calvinist scholars address issues on which they differ with Two Kingdoms supporters, such as the nature and extent of Christ's kingdom, the idea of Christian culture, cosmic redemption, the cultural mandate, natural law, and common grace.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 20th 2012 by P & R Publishing
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Lee Irons
Sep 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
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This book is about the relationship between Christ and culture. It is a robust defense of the neo-Calvinist viewpoint associated with names like Abraham Kuyper, Herman Bavinck, and Herman Dooyeweerd. The editor and authors of this volume evidently feel that the Two Kingdoms viewpoint on the relationship between Christ and culture, advocated by many of the professors at Westminster Seminary California (particularly David VanDrunen), has grown in popularity and that the neo-Calvinist perspective i ...more
Phil
Oct 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a collection of irenic by pointed essays concerning the so-called "Two Kingdoms Perspective," primarily arising from the Escondido seminary.

McIlhenny's introduction: he suggests that 2K has an important intersection with postmodernity by denying metanarrative, in particular, a Christian metanarrative.
Steve Herreid
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was ok
This book was OK. It is a collection of essays addressing the Two Kingdoms perspective in Reformed Theology from a neo-Calvinist perspective. I found a number of good insights therein. But I also found some of the arguments difficult to follow. I am a reasonably educated layman and it is possible that the book was targeted more for pastors or theologians.
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