Calvin And The Rhetoric Of Piety

Calvin And The Rhetoric Of Piety

by Serene Jones
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 066422850X

ISBN-13: 9780664228507

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Throughout the years, biographers have depicted John Calvin in manifold ways. Serene Jones takes a fresh look at Calvin as she draws a compelling portrait of Calvin as artist, engaged in the classical art of rhetoric. According to Jones, this art was used knowingly and skillfully by Calvin to persuade and challenge his diverse audiences. Jones offers a rhetorical

Overview

Throughout the years, biographers have depicted John Calvin in manifold ways. Serene Jones takes a fresh look at Calvin as she draws a compelling portrait of Calvin as artist, engaged in the classical art of rhetoric. According to Jones, this art was used knowingly and skillfully by Calvin to persuade and challenge his diverse audiences. Jones offers a rhetorical reading of the first three chapters of Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion. What emerges is a truly original interpretation of Calvin and his work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664228507
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Columbia Series in Reformed Theology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
0.57(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >