The Rise Of The Reformed System Paperback

The Intellectual Heritage of William Ames

by Jan Van Vliet


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The Rise Of The Reformed System

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This book argues that William Ames built on existing,but as yet un-developed and un-codified, thought of Reformed and Puritan forerunners to construct an early theological system on the twin pillars of covenant theology and piety. In this exciting new work, van Vliet expounds Ames' covenantal thinking and demonstrates that Ames relocates moral theology from the medieval structures of early, virtue-based, Puritanism, to a Reformed framework anchored in the Decalogue. This is followed by a demonstration of the confl uence of Ames' concern for Christian living with similar concerns of seventeenth-century Reformed pastors and thinkers in the Dutch Republic of the early modern period's post-Reformation world (Nadere Reformatie), and his infl uence on early-American Jonathan Edwards - both directly and through Petrus van Maastricht. In this persuasive argument, van Vliet radically corrects Amesian historiography which has minimized his influence.

The Rise Of The Reformed System by Jan Van Vliet was published by Paternoster Press in September 2013. The ISBN for The Rise Of The Reformed System is 9781842273944.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherPaternoster Press (September 2013)
Weight500g
Number of Pages328
Thickness20 mm
Height224 mm
Width153 mm
ISBN9781842273944
ISBN-101842273949
Product Code111075
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