Hoedemaker

Writings by or about Dr. P. J. Hoedemaker

Dedication at the Founding of the Free University in Amsterdam

Dedication at the Founding of the Free University in Amsterdam

Delivered on October 19th , 1880 in the New Church, Amsterdam, by Dr. P. J. Hoedemaker And no blacksmith could be found in all the land of Israel, because the Philistines had said, “The Hebrews must not be allowed to make swords or spears.” Instead, all...
The Autonomy of Reason Considered from the Viewpoint of the Roman, the Lutheran, and the Reformed Church

The Autonomy of Reason Considered from the Viewpoint of the Roman, the Lutheran, and the Reformed Church

Translated by Ruben Alvarado (The fifth in a series of lectures on the subject of Cartesianism, given at the Free University, published in 1886) That the confessions of the Lutheran Church and of the Reformed Churches do not correspond in everything...
The Darkness Behind the World Stage

The Darkness Behind the World Stage

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 “Our struggle is not against flesh a...
The Reformation and the Reformed Church

The Reformation and the Reformed Church

The principle of the Reformation: God's Word alone
Kuyper versus Hoedemaker

Kuyper versus Hoedemaker

This is the text of a talk I gave back in early 1991 to various interested groups. The issue it raises is one that has only gotten more urgent; in fact, today it is a question of spiritual life and death. When will the church wake up to the dangers she...