Crs: The Duties of Parents
Jacobus Koelman (1633-1695) was one of the most outspoken and influential leaders of the Dutch Second Reformation. His THE DUTIES OF PARENTS sets forth theological and practical guidelines for Christian parenting. It emphasizes the need for loving, thoughtful discipline and...
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Jacobus Koelman (1633-1695) was one of the most outspoken and influential leaders of the Dutch Second Reformation. His THE DUTIES OF PARENTS sets forth theological and practical guidelines for Christian parenting. It emphasizes the need for loving, thoughtful discipline and urges parents to tell their children that their eternal well-being is the purpose of all nurture and punishment. Koelman describes the need for good schools and teachers and encourages the latter to realize their great responsibility.
THE DUTIES OF PARENTS gives readers timeless advice and an important glimpse into the ways in which family life was shaped by the emerging Protestant tradition.
Baker Academic is pleased to launch the Classics in Reformed Spirituality series. Produced in partnership with the Dutch Reformed Translation Society, these volumes make classic works of spirituality available to a broader audience.
The Dutch Reformed Translation Society was formed to make available in contemporary English the best theological and devotional literature of the Dutch Reformed tradition. It provides pastors, theological students, and serious Christian readers with material that best captures the unique strengths and insights of this very creative branch of the Reformed family.
The Classics in Reformed Spirituality series introduces readers to the major works of the so-called "Dutch Second Reformation." These writings accent robust sanctification in all areas of human life and a piety integrated with sound teaching. Each volume also includes an introduction to the author, his work, and its importance for Christian service and witness today.
Translators and editors of the series are recognized experts who can relate to the reader both the significance of the author and the value of the work.
Now available in English, this volume provides an instructive glimpse at child-rearing practices in the developing Protestant tradition and includes some timeless notions that are relevant today.