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General Revelation (Studies in Dogmatics)

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In this series rooted in the normative significance of Scripture, noted Dutch theologian G. C. Berkouwer examines great doctrines of the Reformed faith, developing and defending Reformed theology through interaction with a wide range of theologies and theologians. In this volume Berkouwer examines the question of the nature and reality of revalation, the claims of natural ...more
Paperback, 340 pages
Published December 1st 1955 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (first published October 1st 1952)
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Brett Mclaughlin
Sep 19, 2010 rated it really liked it
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I ran into a friend at seminary the other day who saw I was reading Berkouwer. He shrugged and said that whenever he saw Berkouwer on the reading list, he skimmed the title, not really caring to read in depth. I was a bit surprised. While Berkouwer isn't an easy read by any means, he's writing excellent material.

This particular work focused on the tension between general revelation and special revelation. If there is something of God revealed in nature, is that revelation separate from the reve
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Sep 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Some people fiercely oppose the concept of general revelation; others not only embrace general revelation, but also praise it as a portal to natural theology. Between the two margins lies a sweep of perspectives that are impacted in varying degrees by the nature psalms, John’s gospel prologue, Paul’s references to Creation in Romans, the Roman Church, the Belgic Confessions, and the great thinkers of the Reformation. G. C. Berkouwer, in his book, General Revelation, navigates readers through the ...more
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Gerrit Cornelis Berkouwer was for years the leading theologian of the Gereformeerde Kerken in the Netherlands (GKN). He occupied the Chair in systematic theology of the Faculty of Theology, Free University (VU) in Amsterdam.
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