with a Postcript coauthored by Michael W. GoheenIn print for two decades and translated into eight languages, Albert Wolters’s classic. Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview Albert M. Wolters is professor of religion and theology and of classical languages at. Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview eBook: Albert M. Wolters: : Loja Kindle.

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This is a question we must all answer. Instead, Jesus was saying that his kingship does non arise out of Greek: The Kingdom of Christ: World Religions Catholic Studies.

The book itself is extremely significant. Not especially compelling, although some helpful points. Why is a worldview important? Want to Read saving…. Wolters brings laws and norms together under the umbrella of creational law. Thus Wolters reasons for an essential goodness of creation, including later human cultural developments.

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It is inherently good, not good due t In the tradition of Kuyper, Vollenhoven, and Dooyeweerd, Regaimed Wolters seeks to describe the framework for a Christian “reformational” approach to the redemption and restoration of the all areas of human life through the power of the Gospel in Jesus Christ.

Overall, the work was an enjoyable and enlightening read.


Nevertheless, Creation Regained does provide a clear and engaging portrait of the Neo-Calvinistic transformationalist approach to culture. I am impressed by the cosmic scope of creation, fall and redemption communicated in this little book.

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A Biblical Vision for Christianity and Cutlure. The second fundamental principles is that Christians presently have a mandate to restore all of creation. In print for two decades and translated into eight languages, Albert Wolters’s classic formulation of an integrated Christian worldview has been revised and expanded to reach new readers beyond the generation that has already benefited from this clear, concise proposal for transcending the false dichotomy between sacred and secular.

There also seems to be historical rwgained to support his hypothesis. His conclusion is succinctly contained in a few pages in a final chapter.

Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview

In doing this we can then see what redeeming that thing involves and participate in that redemption. God has no more given up on the rest of his creation than he has given up on us. Wolters argues that Jesus ministry on earth demonstrated this kind of restoration through His miracles. Social Theology Feminist Theology.

Not for the faint of heart. Powerful book about biblical WV This is a must read for all believers, a primer regarding worldview and Gospel.


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It is not just albegt salvation of souls, or the works of ministers, or the contemplation of the divine by monks in a monastery. Aug 10, Cali Bakker rated it did not like reegained Shelves: Dreation is a corruption of good, hatred a corruption of love. The fall was not a removal of grace from nature and thereby making it corruptbut the event necessitated grace for nature’s restoration. I was a little uncertain as to some of what Mr Wolters envisaged as the church’s role in a society based on these views however.

At the end of time, everything not sent to eternal damnation will indeed be redeemed by Christ, including creation. The relevance of a biblical worldview to be obedient to Scripture may at best be in a mediating role. Regrettably, I have seen few since. Regaained, I am actually comfortable with the idea of natural law, although not necessarily all of its implications. Two themes that stuck with me: Wolters begins with explaining what a worldview is and why it is important.