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Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition

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These are the papers of a conference on the theme of Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition, held in Toronto during August 3-8, 1981, and sponsored jointly by Calvin College, the Free University of Amsterdam and the Institute for Christian Studies (Toronto).

—from the Introduction

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Overview

These are the papers of a conference on the theme of Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition, held in Toronto during August 3-8, 1981, and sponsored jointly by Calvin College, the Free University of Amsterdam and the Institute for Christian Studies (Toronto).

—from the Introduction

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610976107
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Pages: 407
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Nicholas Wolterstorff v

Historical Setting

Part One Calvin, Calvinism and Rationality

Calvin, Calvinism and Rationality Charles Partee 1

Faith and Reason in Calvin's Doctrine of the Knowledge of God Dewey Hoitenga 17

Part Two The Scottish Common-Sense Tradition and Rationality

Thomas Reid on Rationality Nicholas Wolterstorff 43

Thomas Reid, Common Sense and Calvinism Paul Helm 71

Part Three The Dutch Neo-Calvinist Tradition and Rationality

Rationality in the Dutch Neo-Calvinist Tradition Jaap Klapwijk 93

Dutch Neo-Calvinism: Worldview, Philosophy and Rationality Albert Wolters 113

Present Positions on Key Problems

Part One The Nature and Limits of Rationality

The Role of Reason in the Regulation of Belief William B. Alston 113

On the Nature and Limits of Rationality Peter Schouls 171

Part Two Commitment and Rationality

Commitment and Rationality Arthur Holmes 191

The Articulation of Belief: A Link between Rationality and Commitment Hendrik Hart 209

Part Three The Nature of Philosophy

The Nature of Philosophy Henry Pietersma 253

The Nature of Philosophy Danie F.M. Strauss 271

Part Four Rationality and Scripture

Rationality and Scripture John N. Frame 293

Rationality and Scripture: Outline of a Philosophical Approach N. Theo van der Merwe 319

Part Five Thinking about God

The Reformed Objection to Natural Theology Alvin Plantinga 363

Religious Language: A New Look at an Old Problem Roy Clouser 385

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