Calvin's Preaching / Edition 1

Calvin's Preaching / Edition 1

by T. H. L. Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664253091

ISBN-13: 9780664253097

Pub. Date: 09/01/1992

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

This rare and important study of John Calvin's sermons gives a complete review of Calvin's preaching activity, purpose, method, and style. Included are the theological considerations that moved Calvin to preach the way he did; his view of the preacher's office, his duty, and the congregation's active participation; a historical account and the preservation of his

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This rare and important study of John Calvin's sermons gives a complete review of Calvin's preaching activity, purpose, method, and style. Included are the theological considerations that moved Calvin to preach the way he did; his view of the preacher's office, his duty, and the congregation's active participation; a historical account and the preservation of his preaching; Calvin's expository method and the way he applied scripture to the needs of the congregation; and the form of the sermons and the "familiar" style that was employed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664253097
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Edition description:
1st American ed
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,123,649
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Pt. 1The Theological Impulsion
Ch. 1The Divine Message1
Ch. 2The Pastoral Intention8
Ch. 3Scripture and Sermon17
Pt. 2The Word in Action
Ch. 4The Preacher35
Ch. 5The Congregation48
Pt. 3An Account of Calvin's Preaching
Ch. 6The Early Preaching57
Ch. 7Preaching in Geneva59
Ch. 8The Transmission of the Sermons65
Pt. 4From Exegesis to Application
Ch. 9The Expository Method79
Ch. 10The Message of Scripture93
Ch. 11The Stimuli of Exhortation114
Pt. 5Form and Style
Ch. 12The Pattern of the Sermons131
Ch. 13The Familiar Style139
A Chronological Chart150
Appendix 1. Catalogues of the Sermons153
Appendix 2. Dating the Sermons on 1 and 2 Timothy and Job163
Appendix 3. The Biblical Text172
Bibliographies
Sermons in Manuscript179
Early French Editions180
Latin Translations187
English Translations188
German Translations194
Dutch Translations195
Sermons in Supplementa Calviniana197
Sermons in Corpus Reformatorum197
Works by Calvin199
Other Works Mentioned199
Index201

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