By Laurel Gasque
Hans Rookmaaker's impression at the arts within the 20th century was once huge, immense. His wide selection of highbrow and cultural issues led him to discover many elements of paintings, track, and philosophy in the course of his lifetime, and he made very important contributions as an paintings historian, professor, mentor, philosopher, and writer. Laurel Gasque examines Rookmaaker's existence and exhibits how he integrated his biblical ideals into his instructing, writing, and interplay with the humanities and members. She additionally explores the improvement of Rookmaaker's friendship with Francis A. Schaeffer and the way each one stimulated the opposite, particularly in greedy the imaginative and prescient that grew to become L'Abri Fellowship. Gasque has wealthy fabric to attract from, together with own thoughts of her mentor and pal, conversations with Rookmaaker's relatives, and the physique of labor he left in the back of. Her cautious learn and interesting writing variety make this e-book a superb contribution to the realm of Christian biography.
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Extra info for Art and the Christian Mind: The Life and Work of H. R. Rookmaaker
But only when I, along with other professional officers, was made a prisoner of war and landed in a camp near Nuremberg did I begin to think about seriously reading the Bible. There were no other books available and, as a civilized man with cultural interests, I thought it would be good to know something about it. As I was reading, I gradually came to the conviction that the Bible reveals the truth to us. (CW, 2:10) The relatively long stay of over a year at Stanislau allowed Rookmaaker more time for sustained thought and reflection.
Prophecy in the Old and New Testaments” (“Betreffende de Profetie”) is the first. “Aesthetica” is the second. Both are carefully written in the hand of someone who knows how precious a piece of paper is when you do not know where the next scrap might come from. Not a space is wasted in these student-like composition books of approximately eighty pages. On September 19, 1943, Rookmaaker movingly dedicated his study of the Old Testament prophets to Riki. In it he explores his reading of Scripture in order to understand how the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible is related to and fulfilled in the New Testament and how prophetic utterances might have contemporary meaning.
His sisters were in their late teens; he was not yet an adolescent. His education through travel and meeting an unusually wide spectrum of people must have outstripped his formal schooling. Hans was a resilient child who learned well despite a constant stream of changing schools and new teachers on two different continents. Intellectually he was ahead of his age. When his family returned to the Dutch Indies, an experiment of placing him in a class ahead of his age and sending him to boarding school in another part of the island group proved unsuccessful.