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Bavinck, Herman
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(Dec 13, 1854, Hoogeveen – Jul 29, 1921, Amsterdam) studied – despite his membership of the Old Reformed Church, which had split from the Dutch Reformed Church – at the Theological Faculty in Leiden, which was marked by theological modernism. He was a pastor in Franeker (1882), professor of dogmatics in Kampen (1883–1902), and after 1902 in Amsterdam. In his last years, he worked more in the areas of pedagogy, philosophy, and politics. In his four-volume chief work Gereformeerde Dogmatiek [Reformed Dogmatics] he sought – on the grounds of traditional scholas…

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Meijering, Eginhard P., “Bavinck, Herman”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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