Democracy, Dutch Politics, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

On Islam (Volume six of the Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology series)

'At the beginning of the twentieth century, famed theologian Abraham Kuyper toured the Mediterranean world and encountered Islam for the first time. Part travelogue, part cultural critique, On Islam presents a European imperialist seeing firsthand the damage colonialism had caused and the value of a religion he had never truly understood. Here, Kuyper’s doctrine of common… Continue reading On Islam (Volume six of the Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology series)

Dutch Politics, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Article ‘Princeton Seminary Reforms Its Views on Honoring Tim Keller’

'The most popular Reformed preacher and author in America today is not eligible to receive Princeton Theological Seminary’s annual award in Reformed theology and public witness. The mainline seminary reversed its decision to honor Tim Keller with a prize named for neo-Calvinist theologian Abraham Kuyper following outcry over the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA) pastor’s… Continue reading Article ‘Princeton Seminary Reforms Its Views on Honoring Tim Keller’

Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Paper presentation during conference on ‘Christianity and the Future of our Societies’, 15-19 August 2016, Leuven, Belgium

The conference was organized by the Association of Reformational Philosophy (ARP) in cooperation with the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit of Leuven (ETF): 'ARP and ETF welcome contributions from philosophers and theologians as well as from scholars in other disciplines who are seriously engaged in dialogue between Christianity and key figures (or central insights or paradigms) within their… Continue reading Paper presentation during conference on ‘Christianity and the Future of our Societies’, 15-19 August 2016, Leuven, Belgium

Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Upcoming Speaking Engagement, Conference ‘Christianity and the Future of our Societies’, Leuven, Belgium, 15-19 August 2016

'The event is jointly organized by the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven and the Association for Reformational Philosophy and tackles issues facing the future of our societies. The focus of the conference is to analyze philosophically and theologically what Christianity can contribute to the well-being and flourishing of societies, and people within societies, in the 21st… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement, Conference ‘Christianity and the Future of our Societies’, Leuven, Belgium, 15-19 August 2016

Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, University

Participant, Kuyper Center Annual Conference 2015 Pre-conference symposium ‘Faith in the Work Place’

'Does Christian faith have any impact in the workplace? Does it show in the way that people do their jobs? Should it be given more emphasis, or less? These are some of the questions to be addressed in the third Abraham Kuyper pre-conference symposium on April 15th and 16th 2015. This year, the Abraham Kuyper… Continue reading Participant, Kuyper Center Annual Conference 2015 Pre-conference symposium ‘Faith in the Work Place’

Dutch Politics, Religion and Politics

Lemma on the Kuyper cabinet (1901-1905)

Here you can read this lemma, which I wrote for the Canon of Dutch Christian Democracy (see previous blogpost): ‘The case is clear to us: shut out the Roman Catholics from present-day Christianity, then Protestant Christianity will be bound hand and foot, and forever at the mercy of the unbelieving majority, and all resistance to… Continue reading Lemma on the Kuyper cabinet (1901-1905)