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The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin
     

The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin

by Donald K. McKim, Douglas, Dawn De Vries, Wulfert De Greef, Joel R. Beeke
 

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ISBN-10: 052101672X

ISBN-13: 9780521016728

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An international array of major Calvin scholars considers aspects of Calvin's theological thought and influence. Historians as well as theologians present the major themes in his writings in addition to discussing the ways in which his thought spread and has increasing importance today.

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An international array of major Calvin scholars considers aspects of Calvin's theological thought and influence. Historians as well as theologians present the major themes in his writings in addition to discussing the ways in which his thought spread and has increasing importance today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521016728
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Religion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Calvin's Life and Context: 1. Calvin's life Alexandre Ganoczy, translated by David L. Foxgrover and James Schmitt; 2. Calvin's Geneva William G. Naphy; Part II. Calvin's Work: 3. Calvin's writings Wulfert de Greef; 4. Calvin as a biblical interpreter John L. Thompson; 5. Calvin's theology I. John Hesselink; 6. Calvin's ethics Guenther H. Haas; 7. Calvin's preaching Dawn De Vries; 8. Calvin on Piety Joel R. Beeke; 9. Calvin and social-ethical issues Jeannine E. Olson; 10. Calvin and political issues William R. Stevenson, Jr; 11. Calvin's controversies Richard C. Gamble; Part III. After Calvin: 12. The spread of Calvin's thought Andrew Pettegree; 13. Calvin and Calvinism Carl R. Trueman; 14. Calvin's heritage R. Ward Holder; Part IV. Calvin Today: 15. Calvin's role in church history David F. Wright; 16. The place of Calvin in Christian theology B. A. Gerrish; 17. Calvin in ecumenical context Jane Dempsey Douglass; 18. Calvin in context: current resources Karin Maag and Paul Fields.

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