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Calvijn en de Dordtse Leerregels

W. H. Velema
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 27, No 4 | a1473 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v27i4.1473 | © 1993 W. H. Velema | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 June 1993 | Published: 11 June 1993

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W. H. Velema,, South Africa

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In this article a surprising similarity in structure between Calvin’s teachings on predestination and those of the Canons of Dordt is indicated. Christ is, namely, central in both. One has to read both Calvin and the Canons of Dordt within their own line of argument. Following this point of departure, one cannot speak of a philosophical system or structure, which would bypass Christ. In fact, the practical nature of the texts strikes the reader indeed. In conclusion a number of practical conclusions are drawn by the author

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