Bekenntnisse: Was Gott der Kirche im Kampf der Jahrhunderte geschenkt hat

To turn one’s back on the historic creeds is therefore to turn one’s back on what God has given us through the struggle of centuries, and to run the risk of trying to build up once more what has already been tried and found wanting. … To preach a creed is one of the very best methods possible of understanding the book (the Bible), of avoiding tangents and vagaries, of securing a balanced and fullorbed presentation of the Bible as a whole…

John Kuizenga, zit. in James D. Bratt. Dutch Calvinism in Modern America. Eerdmans: Michigan 1984. (134)

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