Lectures on Calvinism 3

jpegIn his Lectures on Calvinism, Abraham Kuyper argues, if “the religious organ” is found “not in the whole of our being, but in part of it, being confined to our feelings and our will, consequently also the sphere of religious life must assume in consequence the same partial character.”


“Religion is excluded from science, and its authority from the domain of public life.”  “The inner chamber, the cell for prayer, and the secrecy of the heart” becomes “its exclusive dwelling place.”  Religion, in the end, becomes “almost private retreat.”


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