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John Calvin: Revolutionary, Theologian, Pastor
     

John Calvin: Revolutionary, Theologian, Pastor

by Williston Walker
 

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Greater than any other Reformation era figure, John Calvin stimulated the debate, thoughts and ideas that have come to dominate Western culture and society. Dedicated to the reform of the church, and insistent on a literalistic reading of scripture, his influence radically changed the face of Protestantism and Society. Williston Walker produced this benchmark

Overview

Greater than any other Reformation era figure, John Calvin stimulated the debate, thoughts and ideas that have come to dominate Western culture and society. Dedicated to the reform of the church, and insistent on a literalistic reading of scripture, his influence radically changed the face of Protestantism and Society. Williston Walker produced this benchmark biography in 1906: it is still the best. Gripping, enlightening and authoritative - you will learn of a man whose theological stance and political philosophy has done much to shape modern Western culture and continues to influence millions of people in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845501044
Publisher:
Christian Focus Publications
Publication date:
11/21/2005
Series:
History Maker
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Williston Walker was an American Church historian, born at Portland, Maine in 1860. He graduated at Amherst in 1883, and at the Hartford Theological Seminary in 1886, then studied at Leipzig.

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