Berkouwer’s Theology – Systematic And Experiential

For many years, G C Berkouwer (1903-1996) served as the Professor of Systematic Theology at the Free Univesity of Amsterdam. He wrote many substantial books on Christian doctrine. These books are known collectively as his ‘Studies in Dogmatics’.In his work as a systematic theologian, Berkouwer emphasized that Christian faith is to be experienced. It is …

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Every day – let us rejoice in the Lord.

"This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it" (Psalm 118:24). We will rejoice and be glad in it (the day). We will rejoice and be glad in him (the Lord). We rejoice in the day because we rejoice in the Lord. Every day is given to us by the Lord. Let …

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G C Berkouwer – “a father in the faith” (1 Corinthians 4:15).

This post, written by myself, was first posted at the "Faith and Theology" blog -  For the love of God (23): Why I love G. C. BerkouwerAt a conference for Scottish students in 1975, I met two Dutch visitors, one of whom was a theological student. On the bookstall, there were some books written by the Dutch …

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