The Belgic Confession Paperback
Its History and Sources
by Nicolaas H. Gootjes;
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The Belgic Confession
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The Belgic Confession is one of the oldest doctrinal statements of the Reformed churches. This book examines the confession's early history, author, revisions, authority, and its relationship to Calvin and Beza. It is a useful contribution to the field of Reformation studies.
Nicolaas H. Gootjes is Professor of Dogmatology at the Theological College of the Canadian Reformed Churches in Hamilton, Ontario.
The Belgic Confession by Nicolaas H. Gootjes was published by Baker in November 2007 and is our 43203rd best seller. The ISBN for The Belgic Confession is 9780801032356.
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The Belgic ConfessionIan Gibbs, via The Good Book Stall
The appeal of this volume in the series Texts and studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought would have been considerably widened had the author included the text of the confession. As it is, the reader must reconstruct the text from the often very detailed comments on its various articles dispersed throughout the book. The Belgic Confession is important because it is one of the oldest statements of the doctrine of the Dutch churches. For English readers it has a more particular interest since the ‘followers’ of Arminius challenged some of its articles, and an international synod was called to deal with the matter. This was the famous Synod of Dort 1618-1619, in which English delegates were full participants, and whose conclusions were to fuel the religious debates which ultimately contributed to the English Civil War.
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Details for The Belgic Confession
|Page last updated||10th December 2016|
|Author / Artist||Nicolaas H. Gootjes|
|Publisher||Baker (November 2007)|
|Number of Pages||240|