Analysis of the Institutes of the Christian Religion of John Calvin

Analysis of the Institutes of the Christian Religion of John Calvin

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Analysis of the Institutes of the Christian Religion of John Calvin by Ford Lewis Battles, John Walchenbach, John R. Walchenbach

Calvin's Institutes is one of the most important theological works of the last millennium, but even seminarians and pastors have difficulty finishing it. Battles was experienced in guiding students through this volume, teaching it for forty-five years. His detailed outline and summary are now available for everyone interested in Calvin's great work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780875521824
Publisher: P&R Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 421
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Ford Lewis Battles (1915–1979) received his PhD from Hartford Theological Seminary. Battles was a visiting professor of church history at Calvin Theological Seminary and also taught at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Hartford Theological Seminary. He is widely recognized as one of the foremost Calvin scholars today.

Table of Contents

Foreword5
Introduction11
Calvin's Prefatory Address to Francis I25
Book 1The Knowledge of God the Creator31
Book 2The Knowledge of God the Redeemerin Christ, First Disclosed to the Fathers Under the Law, and Then to Us in the Gospel83
Book 3The Way in Which We Receive the Grace of Christ: What Benefits Come to Us from It, and What Effects Follow165
Book 4The External Means or Aids by Which God Invites Us into the Society of Christ and Holds Us Therein279

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