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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I loved it and found it very helpful. In the tradition of Kuyper, Vollenhoven, and Dooyeweerd, Albert Wolters seeks to describe the framework for a Christian “reformational” approach creatiln the redemption and restoration of the all areas of human life through the power of the Gospel in Jesus Christ.

If you are looking for a worldview book that is heavy on applicable, biblical content rather than a rant about how the world is going to hell in a hand-basket this it the book for you. Culture and Common Grace: I’ve read ahead and finished. In all of these areas, the writer guides the reader to the understanding that the cosmic significance of the Gospel has much to do with the moral and ethical choices of the believer.

See 1 question about Creation Regained…. This crfation changed my life; God used it to speak the Gospel to me afresh. Therefore, we should work in our vocations with this worldview, knowing we are partners in this work of God as he is redeeming our dominion over the created world which will one day reach a consummated perfection, though we face many trials now.

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Open Preview See a Problem? The author is clear that the fall affects everything. To view it, click here. Old Testament General Works.

Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be: Why is a worldview important? Powerful book about biblical WV This is a must read for all believers, a primer regarding worldview and Gospel.

A Christian who is in a labor union or on a management team must not dichotomize his work from his submission to Christ as Lord, but is working in such a way that the direction of these activities is bent towards their creational norms really advancing the kingdom?

It is belief that plays a decisive factor in all of our lives. Refresh and try again. Regardless of your theological leanings, you have much to gain from reading his great book.

Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview

It has some problems, to be sure, but it appears to fit more with others of my theological and philosophical commitments than the alternative. Be ready to think. Jun 09, Martin rated it liked it Shelves: This could be revolutionary to some peoples mindset and even lead many fundamentalists and evangelicals into 3 or even 4 dimensional thinking.

This pertains not only to personal decisions, etc. Though written in a rather scholarly tone, this book is a gem.

Evil is a regakned of good, hatred a corruption of love. And yet the kingdom is not yet consummated. It is a danger in every aspect of life. The Christian must therefore wisely discern what is structural, what is directional, and how to live in the right direction.


It would be better to say that he is acting in ways that anticipate the consummation of the kingdom or in ways that are consistent with redemption.

This means that the Christian must struggle with the tension of applying the gospel to his specific culture while not allowing his culture to compromise the gospel. I wish there was a simplified version of this book to recommend to newer believers or those without an academic background, as I would be hesitant to creationn this particular book to such people, even though they could benefit greatly from the ideas, just as I have.

This book not only lays out the theoretical, but helps the Christian draw practical applications for redeeming his world. This goes beyond the biblical evidence and seems unnecessary wolteds in a redemption-as-restoration paradigm.

GoheenIn 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,