Neo-Calvinism and the French Revolution.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (225 p.)ISBN: 9780567656643Subject(s): Calvinism -- Netherlands | Christianity and politics -- Calvinism | Christianity and politics -- Netherlands -- History -- 18th century | Christianity and politics -- Netherlands -- History -- 19th century | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence | Netherlands -- History -- 1714-1795 | Netherlands -- History -- 1795-1815Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Neo-Calvinism and the French RevolutionDDC classification: 282.492089001 LOC classification: BX1551Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1 Abraham Kuyper and the French Revolution; I Introduction; II What went wrong in 1789?; III The Old Regime and counter-revolution; IV Confronting economic crisis; V What was good about revolution?; Chapter 2 Herman Bavinck and the Neo-Calvinist Concept of the French Revolution; I Introduction; II Reframing Calvinism; III Herman Bavinck and anti-revolutionary ideas; IV Bavinck's reconsideration of Groen; V Conclusion
Chapter 3 From Babel to Pentecost via Paris and Amsterdam: Multilingualism in Neo-Calvinist and Revolutionary ThoughtI Introduction; II Protestant linguistic consciousness; III Theology, language and languages; IV Language and the French Revolution; V Abraham Kuyper and multilingualism; VI Kuyper's De Gemeene Gratie on linguistics; VII Critique of Kuyper on multilingualism; VIII Herman Bavinck; IX Conclusion; Chapter 4 Revolution, Theology and the Reformed: Learning from History; I Introduction; II Burke; III Carlyle; IV Chateaubriand; V Lamennais; VI Hugo; VII The Dutch Reformed
VIIa Groen van PrinstererVIIb Kuyper; VIIc Bavinck; VIII Conclusion; Chapter 5 The Theo-Politics of Fashion: Groen van Prinsterer and the 'Terror' of French Revolutionary Dress; I Introduction; II Revolutionary fashion; III Groen and revolutionary unbelief; IV Overlap; V Re-fashioning the Revolution; Chapter 6 Long Films About Love: Kuyper and Kieślowski's Three Colours Trilogy; I Introduction; II Liberty: Blue; III Equality: White; IV Fraternity: Red; V All you need is . . . ; Chapter 7 Dutch Orthodox Protestant Parties and the Ghost of the French Revolution; I Introduction
II Fighting the ghost: Verbrugh's visionIII Fighting the ghost: Spiritual warfare; IV The ghost after 9/11 and the Arab Spring; V Conclusion; Chapter 8 Kuyper's Anti-Revolutionary Doctrine of Scripture; I Introduction; II Revolution in theology; III Kuyper's alternative; IV Evaluation; IVa Kuyper and contextual theology; IVb Implications in the twenty-first century; Chapter 9 'Marie Antoinette' or Mystical Depth?: Herman Bavinck on Theology as Queen of the Sciences; I Introduction: An outdated statement; II Inaugural address; III Reformed Dogmatics; IV Common grace; V Conclusion
Chapter 10 French Secularity and the Islamic Headscarf: A Theological DeconstructionI Introduction; II The French Revolution and Dutch Neo-Calvinism; III French laïcité and the Islamic hijab; IV A lingering question; V A sixth factor; VI Abraham Kuyper and secular constantine; Chapter 11 Another Revolution: Towards a New Explanation of the Rise of Neo-Calvinism1; I Introduction: The problematic relationship between the French Revolution and Neo-Calvinism; II Historical revolution; III First marker: Perspective; IV Second marker: Dialectic; V Third marker: Integration of religion and modernity
VI Neo-Calvinism and the historical revolution: Impact
The French Revolution was the scene of much intellectual and social upheaval. Its impact touched a wide range of subjects: the relationship of the church to the state, social relationships, science, literature, fashion, philosophy and theology. Although the French Revolution's momentum was felt across Europe and North America, it met a particularly interesting response in the Netherlands, at that time the scene of a burgeoning neo-Calvinist movement. In that context, the likes of Groen van Prinsterer, Abraham Kuyper and Herman Bavinck responded to the French Revolution's ideals and influence i
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