n Koers : Bulletin for Christian Scholarship = Koers : Bulletin vir Christelike Wetenskap - B.J. van der Walt, a missionary of a different kind
Like the first gleam of the dawn: reformational studies - a Bennie van der Walt reader, S. Bishop (Ed.) : book review

Volume 76, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0023-270X
  • E-ISSN: 2304-8557



Bennie van der Walt characterises himself as a philosophical missionary. This description is instructive with regards to both the selection of topics included in the reader, as well as the intended audience. What is meant by "philosophical missionary"? Someone completely unfamiliar with reformational philosophy might imagine it to refer to the substitution of the good news of the gospels with the cunning "wisdom" of men. Such an interpretation assumes that philosophy and Christian religion are mutually exclusive.

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