Lectures on Calvinism: The Stone Lectures of 1898
"Kuyper closed his lectures with a claim that for many today sounds preposterous. Do not write him off. Get the book Lectures on Calvinism, and test these words, spoken to Americans in 1898: 'In the rise of your university education . . .; in the decentralized . . . character of your local governments; . . . in your championship of free speech, and in your unlimited regard for freedom of conscience; in all this . . . it is demonstrable that you owe this to Calvinism and to Calvinism alone.'"See All
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There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: “Mine!” - Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920)
Over one hundred years ago, Dutch theologian, politician, and educator Abraham Kuyper delivered six remarkable addresses at Princeton University on the importance of Reformed theology in every part of our lives.
With passion borne from years of education and spiritual commitment, Kuyper asserted that Calvinism is a system of life that influences each aspect of human experience. Reformed theology provides a framework that leads us to obedience with God in politics, art, science, religion, and the future. It is a way of discovering how we are to relate to God, engage with others, and live well in the larger world.
Kuyper's words do more than provide historical insight into a theology that would change the lives of many. More than a century after they were first delivered, these lecture offer direction to a world looking for meaning.