Abraham Kuyper was open-minded and international but had no problem using anti-Semitic clichés. In some churches in America, South Korea and South Africa, he is still famous. In his own country, the Netherlands, he is nearly forgotten. To prevent this, Johan Snel wrote a new biography – an alternative one.
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Whoever visits a bakery in the German state of Saxony at the end of October has a chance to find "Reformation buns" in the showcase, I discovered last year.
The best Bible is the one we actually open and read. But is that a paper version or a digital Bible? Research shows that reading on paper has a deeper impact, writes the Swedish theologian Joel Halldorf.
The small Dutch denomination Reformed Congregations in the Netherlands (GGiN) does not recognise a baptism administered by a female church minister. That was confirmed this week at the church’s synod.
Baptism services will be held across Germany on Saturday. According to the Protestant Church, the sacrament of baptism is at the heart of the Christian faith. And this is especially important in these uncertain times.
Urban, intellectual and orthodox. Those characteristics were given to the late American preacher Tim Keller in European Christian media.
"The Bible"," La Bible"," La Sacra Bibbia": There is no shortage of Bibles at the newly renovated Reformation Museum in Geneva. "Pour les réformateurs, la Bible est source de vie," explains a sign. "For the Reformers, the Bible is the source of life."
Geneva is the city of the Reformation. After two years of renovation, the Reformation Museum in the Swiss city is reopening its doors. The opening ceremony took place on Wednesday evening.
There are no signals that the Covid pandemic has led to a decline in the religious involvement of the Dutch population.
This year, the Swiss town of Chur and the canton of Grisons are commemorating at length the 500th anniversary of the Reformation taking shape in the area. The city council of Chur asked Johannes Comander to become pastor there in 1523. The commemorative year officially started last Thursday.