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Title Scholasticism reformed : essays in honour of Willem J. van Asselt / edited by Maarten Wisse, Marcel Sarot, Willemien Otten
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 390 pages)
Series Studies in theology and religion ; v. 14
Studies in theology and religion ; v. 14
Contents pt. 1. Reformed scholasticism and the Scotist heritage. Reentering sites of truth / Martijn Bac, Theo Pleizier -- Scholasticism and the problem of intellectual reform / Willemien Otten -- Modalities in Francis Turrettin / Antonie Vos, Eef Dekker -- In the steps of Voetius / R.A. Mylius -- pt. 2. Reformed scholasticism at home and overseas. Melanchtonian thought in Gisbertus Voetius' scholastic doctrine of God / Andreas J. Beck -- Gisbertus Voetius, God's gardener / F.G.B. Broeyer -- Justification by faith and the early Armenian controversy / Aza Goudriaan -- Thomas Barlow on the liabilities of the "new philosophy" / Richard A. Muller -- The harvest of Reformation mythology? : Patrick Gillespie and the covenant of redemption / Carl R. Trueman -- The rhetoric of reform : William Perkins on preaching and the purification of the church / Raymond A. Blacketer -- pt. 3. Scholasticism and modern systematic theology. Understanding and misunderstanding in the conversation of Karl Barth with Amandus Polanus : the main characteristic of the homo viator in his ectypal theology / Rinse H. Reeling Brouwer -- The inseparable bond between covenant and predestination : Cocceius and Barth / Maarten Wisse -- Omniscient and eternal God / Marcel Sarot -- An Edwardsian theodicy / Sebastian Rehnman -- Reformed scholasticism and the Trinitarian renaissance / Gijsbert van den Brink -- Why a Trinitarian dynamics requires open scholasticism / Luco J. van den Brom -- About method and matter : scholasticism and the realism-conceptualism controversy in contemporary theology / Bert Loonstra
Summary This Festschrift celebrates Professor Willem J. van Asselt's many contributions to the study of Reformed scholasticism on the occasion of his retirement from Utrecht University. The authors argue that the resurgence of interest in scholasticism, especially in Reformed scholasticism, has in turn reformed our views of scholasticism. While most of the volume's essays contribute to the reassessment of scholasticism through relevant historical case studies or new systematic analyses of the value and validity of scholasticism for contemporary theology, some authors endeavour a critical confrontation
Bibliography "Bibliography of Willem J. van Asselt": pages 378-383
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Protestant Scholasticism.
Reformed Church -- Doctrines -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Asselt, Willem J. van (Willem Jan van), 1946-
Otten, Willemien.
Sarot, Marcel.
Wisse, Maarten, 1973-
LC no. 2010294074
ISBN 1282952501
9004193774 (electronic bk.)
9789004193772 (electronic bk.)