Dutch Calvinistic Pietism in the Middle Colonies: A Study in the Life and Theology of Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen

Dutch Calvinistic Pietism in the Middle Colonies: A Study in the Life and Theology of Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen

by James Robert Tanis

Paperback(1967)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401501323
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/28/1967
Edition description: 1967
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. His Life and Work.- 1. Roots in Europe.- His Family Background.- His Father’s Ministry.- His Student Years.- His First Pastorate.- His Last Months in the Old World.- 2. Life and Ministry in the New World.- The Raritan Valley.- His Colleagues.- Differences Develop into Conflicts.- His Use of Excommunication.- The “Complaint” against Frelinghuysen.- His Further Writings.- His “helper”, Visscher.- His Broader Circle of Associates.- Matters of Education and Ordination.- The Struggle for Local Authority.- The Great Awakening.- His Last Eight Years.- His Sons.- II. His Theology: Experimental Divinity.- 3. Of God and Man.- Doctrine of God.- Experimental Godliness.- Types of Men.- Rebirth.- The Covenant of Grace.- Election.- Certainty of Faith.- Justification and Sanctification.- Glorification.- Holy Living.- Heaven and Hell.- 4. Of the Church.- The Word of God.- The Sacraments.- Church Membership.- Worship.- Preaching.- Forms and Creeds.- Church Discipline.- Conventicles.- Interconfessional Relationships.- In Conclusion.- Appendices.

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