…the Augsburg Confession, and in the History and Literature of the Evangelical Lutheran Church The Confessional History of the Lutheran Church Discourse on Free Will The Distinctive Characteristics of the Lutheran Church Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906–1945: … more
Louis Berkhof (1873–1957) was a Reformed theologian whose works remain highly influential. He taught at at Calvin Theological Seminary from 1906 and served as its president from 1931–1944.
Berkhof’s writings, including his Systematic Theology, presented Reformed thought in the tradition of John Calvin, Abraham Kuyper, and Herman Bavinck. Throughout his tenure at Calvin, he stressed the importance of orthodoxy, a focus shown in his works.