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us: Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk

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    • us: NHK
    • us: Nederlandsch Hervormde Kerk
    • us: Netherlands Reformed Church
    • us: Dutch Reformed Church
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    • Later Established Forms

      • us: Protestantse Kerk in Nederland
    • Sources

      • found: Kamphuis, J. Eb en vloed, 1985.
      • found: Nieuwe Winkler Prins encyc. (Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk; name chgd. from Gereformeerde Kerk in de Nederlanden in 1816)
      • found: Elkaar verstaan, c1991: t.p. (Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk) p. 157 (NHK)
      • found: World Christian encyc., 1982: p. 511 (Netherlands Reformed Church, Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk)
      • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Sept. 11, 2005: Dutch Reformed Church p. (or Netherlands Reformed Church (in Dutch: Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk (NHK)) was a denomination of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of John Calvin; was the oldest Reformed church in the Netherlands and formerly enjoyed status as the state church; founded in 1618, became the state religion in 1651; has undergone numerous schisms throughout its history. The first in 1618 led to the Remonstrant church. Other significant schisms include the Afscheiding (Separation) in 1834 and in the Doleantie (Sorrow) led by Abraham Kuyper in 1886)
      • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Sept. 11, 2005: Protestant Church in the Netherlands p. (Protestantse Kerk in Nederland (PKN) is an organisation created on 1 May 2004 from the merger of the Dutch Reformed Church (Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk, NHK), the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland, GKN) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Evangelisch-Lutherse Kerk in het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden). Since 1961 the churches have been going through an organizational process to this end. Some parishes and members in the Dutch Reformed Church do not agree with the merger and have separated. They have organized in the "Restored Reformed Church", "Hersteld Hervormde Kerk" (HHK))
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      • 1986-07-31: new
      • 2005-09-12: revised
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