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Author Goudriaan, Aza.
Title Reformed orthodoxy and philosophy, 1625-1750 : Gisbertus Voetius, Petrus van Mastricht, and Anthonius Driessen / by Aza Goudriaan.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.

Author Goudriaan, Aza.
Series Brill's series in church history, 1572-4107 ; v. 26
Brill's series in church history ; d. 26.
Subject Voet, Gijsbert, 1589-1676.
Mastricht, Peter van, 1630-1706.
Driessen, Anthonius, 1684-1748.
Reformed Church -- Doctrines.
Theology.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 391 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-382) and index.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. Reformed Orthodoxy and Philosophy -- 2. Dutch Reformed Theology and its Broader Significance -- 3. Gisbertus Voetius (15898211;1676) -- 4. Petrus van Mastricht (16308211;1706) -- 5. Anthonius Driessen (16848211;1748) -- 6. Selected Theological Issues -- CHAPTER ONE SCRIPTURE, HUMAN REASON, NATURAL THEOLOGY -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Voetius8217;s Appreciation of Philosophy -- 2.1. Christian Aristotelianism in Support of Theology -- 2.2. Faith, Reason, and the Authority of Scripture -- 3. Van Mastricht8217;s anti-Cartesian Eclecticism -- 4. Driessen8217;s Reason: Proving Scripture8217;s Divinity and Illuminated by Scripture -- 5. Natural Theology and Proofs for God8217;s Existence -- CHAPTER TWO CREATION, MOSAIC PHYSICS, COPERNICANISM, AND DIVINE ACCOMMODATION -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Philosophy and Creation from Nothing -- 3. Issues in Mosaic Physics: Creation in Six Days, Substantial Forms, and Copernicanism -- 3.1. Creation in Six Days -- 3.2. Substantial Forms -- 3.3. Copernicanism -- 4. Theories of Accommodation -- CHAPTER THREE THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD, SECONDARY CAUSALITY, AND RELATED TOPICS -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Relation Between the First Cause and Secondary Causes -- 2.1. Voetius on Divine Predetermination, Secondary Causality, and Contingency -- 2.2. Van Mastricht: Defending the Priority of the First Cause -- 2.3. Driessen8217;s Insistence on Real Secondary Causality -- 3. Freedom of the Human Will: Reservations and Defence -- 3.1. Voetius -- 3.2. Van Mastricht -- 3.3. Driessen -- 4. Divine Providence and Human Sinful Acts -- 5. Miracles: Reservations and Defence -- 6. Divine Providence and the View of History -- 6.1. Providence in History -- 6.2. History and Progress -- 6.3. The Future of the Church -- CHAPTER FOUR THE HUMAN BEING: HIS SOUL AND BODY, SPECIAL STATUS, AND CONSCIENCE -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Relationship between Soul and Body, and the Immortality of the Soul -- 2.1. Voetius8217;s Hylemorphist View of the Relationship between Soul and Body -- 2.2. Van Mastricht8217;s Hylemorphist Opposition to Cartesian Dualism -- 2.3. Driessen8217;s Dualistic Defense of Soul-Body Interaction and of the Soul8217;s Immortality -- 3. The Image of God -- 4. The Special Status of Man -- 5. The Definition of Human Conscience and the Issue of Synderesis -- 5.1. Voetius -- 5.2. Van Mastricht -- 5.3. Driessen -- 6. Liberty of Conscience -- CHAPTER FIVE DIVINE AND NATURAL LAW: THEOLOGICAL AND POLITICAL ASPECTS -- 1. Introduction: Two Questions -- 2. Theological Conceptions of Divine and Natural Law -- 3. Law, Politics and the Issue of Toleration -- CHAPTER SIX CONCLUSIONS -- Differences in Philosophical Alignments and in Theology -- Development and Identity -- The Priority of Christian Doctrine -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Primary Sources -- 1. Manuscripts -- 2. Driessen, Van Mastricht, and Voetius: Original Texts -- 3. Van Mastricht and Voetius: Modern Translations or Editions -- 4. Other Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- 1. Reference Works -- 2. Other Secondary Works -- GENERAL INDEX.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047411543 (electronic bk.)
9047411544 (electronic bk.)
1281457930
9781281457936
9004154981 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004154988
OCLC # 319492603
Additional Format Print version: Goudriaan, Aza. Reformed orthodoxy and philosophy, 1625-1750. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006 (DLC) 2006049210


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