Our Founders
Oswald T. Allis
Rienk Bouke Kuiper
J. Gresham Machen
Allan A. MacRae
John Murray
Ned B. Stonehouse
Cornelius Van Til
Robert Dick Wilson
Paul Woolley

Rienk Bouke Kuiper


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Life
Born: January 31, 1886
Died: April 22, 1966

Education
University of Chicago (A.B., 1907)
Indiana University (A.M., 1908)
Calvin Theological Seminary (diploma, 1911)
Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.B., 1912)

Work
Minister in the Christian Reformed Church, 1912-1923; 1925-1937; 1953 until his death
Minister in the Reformed Church in America, 1923-1925
Minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1937-1953
Professor of Systematic Theology, Westminster, 1929-1930
President of Calvin College, 1930-1933
Professor of Practical Theology, Westminster, 1933-1952
President of Calvin Theological Seminary, 1952-1956

Representative Books
For Whom Did Christ Die? (1959)
God Centered Evangelism (1961)
The Glorious Body of Christ
(1967)

Biography of Kuiper
Edward Heerema, 1986