Puesto que todos los hombres han pecado en Adán y se han hecho culpables de maldición y muerte eterna, Dios, no habría hecho injusticia a. The Canons of Dort is a very finely tuned piece of theological writing, ably delineating a biblically Reformed perspective on matters central to Christian life and. and other ecclesiastical transactions in and about the Low Countries (4 vols. de Groot, ‘Stukken met Betrekking tot de Opstelling der Dortsche Canones’.

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The purpose of the Synod was to settle the controversy over Arminianism. Dates in this article are according to the Julian Calendar. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The Arminians were accused of propagating false doctrine and perceived as ready to compromise with the Spanish, whereas the Dutch Calvinists were not, so Arminianism was cqnones by some to be not only theologically unsound but also political treason; in —8 there was a pamphlet war and Canonss van Aarssens expressed the view that the Arminians were working for Philip IV of Spain.

Translation of the States or, The Dutch Authorized Version from the original languages that would be completed in As consequence of the Arminian defeat, the jurist Hugo Grotius was given a life sentence in prison; but he escaped dkrt the help of his wife. The Canons were not intended to be a comprehensive explanation of Reformed doctrine, but only an exposition on the five points of doctrine in dispute.

The Synod had members representing Reformed groups from continental Europeas well as from the British isles. Retrieved from ” https: Simon Episcopius — was spokesman dd the 14 Remonstrants who were summoned before the Synod in These are sometimes referred to as the Five points of Calvinism.


The Canons are the judgment of the Synod against this Remonstrance. According to Frederick Calder, “condemnation [of the Remonstrant doctrines] was determined before the national synod met. After that canonse month was spent on procedural matters concerning the Remonstrants.

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This work was published by Henry Hill in London Following the death of Arminius — dr, his followers set forth a Remonstrance published in in five articles formulating their points of departure from the stricter Calvinism of the Belgic Confession.

The acts of the Synod were tied to political intrigues that arose during the Twelve Years’ Trucea pause in the Dutch war with Spain. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The more extreme views of Dutch Calvinists were moderated in the detailed debates. They taught election on the basis of foreseen faith, a universal atonementresistible grace, and the possibility of lapse from grace.

These objections were published in a document called The Remonstrance ofand the Arminians were therefore also known as Remonstrants. It had a lasting impact on the standard Dutch languagewhich was just then beginning to gain wider acceptance and developing a literary tradition.

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Canons of Dort – Wikipedia

Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology. The Synod of Dort also known as the Synod of Dordt or the Synod of Dordrecht was an international Synod held in Dordrecht in —, by the Dutch Reformed Churchto settle a divisive controversy initiated by the rise of Arminianism. Retrieved from ” https: The synod also initiated an official Dutch Bible translation the Statenvertalingi.

Retrospect and Prospect” PDF. Today the Canons of Dort form part of the Three Forms of Unityone of the confessional standards of many of the Reformed churches around the world, including the NetherlandsSouth AfricaAustraliaand North America.


Their continued dorr as a standard still forms an unbridgable problem preventing close cooperation between the followers of Jacob Arminiusthe Remonstrantsand Dutch Reformed Churches. The thirteen Remonstrant ministers, including Episcopius, had been charged to remain in Dort until further instruction. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. For that reason the meeting is sometimes called the Second Synod of Dort. Dort was a contemporary English term for the town of Dordrecht and it remains the local colloquial pronunciation.

There followed the political condemnation of the statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt who had been the protector of the Remonstrants. Ten Myths about Calvinism.

Synod of Dort

On 20 May the Remonstrant ministers who had been present were summoned by the lay-commissioners of the synod and directed to abstain from ministerial activities such as preaching, exhorting, administering the sacraments, and visiting the sick. For the crime of general perturbation in the state of the nation, both in Church and State treasonhe was beheaded on 13 Mayonly four days after the final meeting of the Synod. There had been previous provincial synods of Dort, and a National Synod in The nomenclature never inferred that all of Calvinism could be reduced to a mere five points, but that TULIP–the acronym that was later developed for the teachings of Dort in the English-speaking world–summarized the Calvinist position regarding the doctrine of the Sovereignty of God in salvation.

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