By James D. Bratt,Mark A. Noll
This is the 1st full-scale English-language biography of the hugely influential and astonishingly multifaceted Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920) -- theologian, minister, baby-kisser, newspaper editor, academic innovator, Calvinist reformer, and best minister of the Netherlands from 1901 to 1905.
James Bratt is the precise pupil to inform the tale of Kuyper's striking existence and paintings. He expertly strains the foundation and improvement of Kuyper's signature innovations -- universal grace, Christian worldview, sphere sovereignty, Christian engagement with modern tradition -- within the dynamic context of his life's story.
according to voluminous basic and secondary Dutch assets, Bratt's Abraham Kuyper: glossy Calvinist, Christian Democrat will end up to be the go-to biography of this significant determine whose rules and effect expand a long way past his personal time and position.
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