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K J Popma pages

Klaas Jan Popma (1903-1986) was part of the second generation of reformational scholars. He was born in The Hague. From 1928-1955 he taught classical languages in Gymnasium (high school). He received his doctorate in classical languages from University of Leiden in 1931, his supervisor was B A Groningen.

From 1954 he held the Chair of Reformational philosophy in Utrecht and Groningen. He retired in 1974.

Popma was succeeded at Utrecht and Groningen by Jan Dengerink.

A full bibliography of Popma by L. Derksen amd A. M. Petersen (Uitgave Filosofosch Instituit VU, 1977) is available here [pdf - off site]








Select Publications

1936. 'Classical, human, and cynic' Philosophia Reformata

1988. A Battle for Righteousness: The Message of the Book of Job, transl. J. Van Meggelen (Originally published by Essence: Ontario)

1973. Patristic evaluation of culture Philosophia Reformata 38 (1973), p. 97-113.

Levensbeschouwing (View of Life) - a seven-volume reflection on the Heidelberg Catechism