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Rooted & Grounded: The Church as Organism and Institution [Kindle Edition]

Abraham Kuyper

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Book Description

Abraham Kuyper’s Rooted & Grounded is the Word of the Lord for the Christian church today. Christians know the Gospel must permeate every area of life organically, that every vocation is integral and not accidental to the missio Dei, as my friend and colleague Steven Garber is fond of saying. This is what Kuyper means when he talks about the church being rooted in the organism of the Gospel. But Kuyper goes much further, reminding us that the church is “First rooted, then grounded” in an institutional form with core doctrinal, liturgical, and office-bearing responsibilities that norm its vital organic life.

-Stephen Grabill
Senior Research Scholar in Theology, Acton Institute

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  • File Size: 794 KB
  • Print Length: 74 pages
  • Publisher: Christian's Library Press (March 23, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00C0DI2ZK
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #185,571 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Dr. Nelson D. Kloosterman is married, father of five, and grandfather of eleven. Ordained to the gospel ministry in 1975, he has served as minister and professor for more than thirty years. He has taught courses on the graduate level internationally in the fields of Ethics, New Testament Studies, Preaching, and Church Polity.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (1972, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan), and a Bachelor of Divinity degree (1975, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan). In 1991 he obtained the Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) degree from the Theological University of the Reformed Churches (liberated) in Kampen, The Netherlands, with a dissertation in the field of Christian ethics.

In January 2011, Dr. Kloosterman began serving as Ethics Consultant and Executive Director of Worldview Resources International, a service organization whose mission is to produce and provide resources designed to assist in understanding and applying a Christian worldview to responsible living in a global culture. Areas of interest include medical ethics (beginning of life and end of life decisions), business ethics, environmental ethics (ethics of animal food production), and the relationship between Christianity and culture in general.

His expertise includes translating biblical and theological works (from Dutch to English), together with writing, speaking, and consulting in the fields of ethics mentioned above.

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