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Dutch Reformed Church

n
(Protestantism) any of the three Calvinist Churches to which most Afrikaans-speaking South Africans belong
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Mr Ratsatsi said Pudulogong Rehabilitation and Development Centre was a charitable non-profit organisation, which came into being in 1982 as an initiative of the Dutch Reformed Church in Botswana.
In these, she says, he argued that lust was the original sin, and applied his study of sex and sin in classical culture to the Bible, and always blamed the orthodox theologians of the Dutch Reformed Church for his banishment.
Therefore, one might miss the highly controversial involvement of the Reformed church traditions--including the Dutch Reformed Church and the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa--in this analysis of post-apartheid transformations.
The thought of these two theologians (one an Italian scholar-pope and the other a Dutch Reformed pastor, professor, and politician) provide enduring wisdom for developing and articulating a Christian witness in the modern world.
You'll find articles with subjects such as the towering steam locomotives that once powered their way across Michigan, how the Dutch Reformed Christian Schools began, a Michigan artist who painted his way into history, and how a feud over Prohibition transformed into a "rebellion" in the Upper Peninsula.
This view was seen especially in the earlier works of Sundkler and those of South African Dutch Reformed theologian G.C.
One thinks of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa, who justified apartheid, the Pentecostal snake handlers of the USA,the Jehovah's witnesses who reject blood transfusions and a host others who have found justification for virtually every aberration known to man.
Upon De Ronde's arrival, he was approached by leaders of New York's Dutch Reformed Church "who anticipated their congregation soon would need another minister." (21) His preaching was praised as "so pleasing" (22) that he was hired by the Collegiate Church "with the understanding that he was to join the Coetus." (23)
In 1972 a Faculty of Theology was established at the University of the Western Cape when the former Dutch Reformed Mission Church shifted its theological education from a seminary in Wellington to UWC.
He subsequently studied missiology at the University of Stellenbosch and was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church in November 1973.
Smith, part of the Dutch Reformed tradition, alludes unobtrusively and infrequently to how he would read certain situations compared to Taylor's Catholic reading.
The Dutch Reformed Church in the early 1830s was roiled by the turbulence of Enlightenment ideas.

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