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Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church Rudolf Van Reest on com FREE shipping on ualifying offers Rudolf van Reest Author of Schilder's Struggle for Rudolf van Reest is the author of Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church avg rating ratings reviews published Israel's Hope it Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Scopri Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church di Rudolf Van Reest spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da € spediti da Inheritance Publications Schilders Struggle for the Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church by Rudolf Van Reest Klaas Schilder is remembered both for his courageous stand in opposition to Nazism which led to his imprisonment three months after the Nazis overran The Netherlands in and for his role in the Church struggle in The Netherlands which culminated in with the suspension of scores of office bearers and the formation Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the ChurchIp Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the ChurchIp Van Reest Rudolf Books ca Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church | Reest Rudolf Van | ISBN | Kostenloser Versand fr alle Bcher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the ChurchIp Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the ChurchIp Hardcover Author Rudolf Van Reest ; ; Religion beliefs Humanities Books it SCHILDER'S STRUGGLE FOR UNITY OF Compra SCHILDER'S STRUGGLE FOR UNITY OF CH SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei Schilder K Klaas WorldCat Identities Schilder's struggle for the unity of the church by Rudolf van Reest Book The well meant gospel offer the views of H Hoeksema and K Schilder by AC de Jong Book Seeking our brothers in the light a plea for reformed ecumenicity Book Rudolf Van Reest | Open Library Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the ChurchIp by Rudolf Van Reest edition first published in Not in Library Israel's Hope and Expectation by Rudolf Van Reest Rudolf Van Reest edition first published in Not in Library Subjects Christianity Pretty good and detailed explanation of the historical situation and developments that lead to the 1944 secession of the Liberated Churches in the Netherlands Surprisingly little about Schilder's doctrine or the events of the secession itself This is an important book that provides historical context to the formation of the Reformed Churches liberated in the Netherlands in 1944 The title makes it abundantly clear that the book challenges the presumption that Klaas Schilder and his followers fragmented the church Instead the argument is made that Schilder was kicked out p 315 and a case with much detailed historical evidence is made that the liberated wing of the Reformed church is the legitimate continuation of the reformed church in the Netherlands as this church stands for the truth as revealed in the Word of God and is faithful to the reformed confessions Although this text was written in the early 1960s and translated in 1990 it is stil highly relevant for today In addition to a wealth of historical material what I found especially relevant is the discussion on observed deformation in the church of which some symptoms are listed p 344 5 when churches feel that they have already arrived and entered into the rest when Christ is not assigned primacy any but it is ourselves that are placed in the foreground where wealth and enrichment breeds a lack of eschatological awareness when we have it so good that we do not want to bear our cross any when financial matters dominate church discussion at expense of spiritual matters when the yearning for power and influence starts dominating church life when the spiritual antithesis is being lost in all the enticing cultural goods offered in our day and when there is a widening gap between higher educated and ordinary people Particularly important in Schilder's time was the binding demands made by synods that were judged to be extra scriptural and the idea that confessions were exclusively ecclesial 37 The history of the 1930s and 1940s also accentuates the current dangers of false ecumenism as opposed to the idea that the church does exist in an unbreakable unity universality and catholicity 403 faithfully confessed in the Creeds In an appendix to the book the ecumenical task is clarified first to be faithful witnesses Of Jesus Christ's Name and Word and second to Preserve the Ecumenical Pentacostal Movement the Holy Spirit's who came to explain Christ's work He who is the Ecumenical PerfectorThe books' one drawback is that it does not provide a balanced view of Schilder At times the book reads like a hagiography Schilder like all of us was a man of flesh and blood and I would loved to have seen of this coming through in the textOverall an important book for all those interested in church history in the Netherlands and to those who want to understand better the implications of these events on reformed churches in mainly North America in the 1950s Rushdoony said Well I am going to go to an entirely different kind of book a book I loved because I regard the man it deals with as one of the great men of this century Dr K Skilder The book by Rudolf Van Reest R E E S T is titled Skilder’s Struggle for the Unity of the Church Dr Skilder was one of the great theologians in the Netherlands Church a professor and a pastor a very powerful speaker because of the content of his preaching His three volumes on the passion of Christ still in print in this country are landmark works The only thing wrong with reading them is that when you finish reading them you know you will never read anything like them againSkilder saw the direction the Church was taking in the 30s And he raised his voice against the drift the compromise the being diplomatic and politic and unbelieving He was also a strong opponent of Totalitarianism of Fascism and of Marxism When the war broke out he was of course a focal point of resistance of speaking out against the Nazis who had taken over the Netherlands and he was put in prison For in explicable reason the Germans released him although they very uickly wanted him back Perhaps it was some kind of error Every bureaucracy makes mistakes But he had gone underground promptly

  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church
  • Rudolf van Reest
  • English
  • 24 November 2016
  • 9780921100232

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