Bolt, John

Dr. John Bolt is Professor of Systematic Theology at Calvin Theological Seminary since 1989. He has taught at Calvin College and Redeemer University College (Ancaster, Ontario, Canada). Dr. Bolt received his Ph.D from the University of St. Michael's College in Toronto.

Calvinist Trinitarianism and Theocentric Politicsessays Toward a Public Theology
1989 0-88946-750-1
Represents the first comprehensive introduction to an English-speaking audience of Arnold van Ruler's trinitarian theology and theocentric socio-political vision, Gestaltwerdung Christi der Welt, Theologie van het Apostulat. The introductory essay by the translator locates van Ruler's thought in the context of Calvinism in general and Dutch Calvinism in particular. Considers the relevance of van Ruler's theology for North American social ethics, including the current discussion about the need for public theology.

Five Studies in the Thought of Herman Bavinck. A Creator of Modern Dutch Theology
2012 0-7734-2574-8


Theological Analysis of Herman Bavinck's Two Essays on the Imitatio Christi: Between Pietism and Modernism
2013 0-7734-4484-X
This is an exploration into the mind of Herman Bavinck (1854-1921) whose name is still revered as one of the prominent leaders in the revival of Dutch Neo-Calvinism in the Netherlands that profoundly affected not only theology and the church but also education, politics and society more broadly. A new world of Bavinck thoughts have opened up with this first ever English translation of his two articles on the Imitation of Christ.