Calvin's Theology and Its Reception: Disputes, Developments, and New Possibilities

Calvin's Theology and Its Reception: Disputes, Developments, and New Possibilities

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Overview

J. Todd Billings and I. John Hesselink have compiled an essential collection of essays for the study of John Calvin's theology. Leading Calvin scholars examine the early and late reception-history of Calvin's fundamental teachings, including reflections on the contemporary possibilities and limitations in developing Calvin's thought.

Contributors include Timothy Hessel-Robinson, Michael S. Horton, Mark Husbands, David Little, Suzanne McDonald, Jeannine E. Olson, Sue A. Rozeboom, and Carl R. Trueman.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664234232
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 09/28/2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

J. Todd Billings is Associate Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and the author of numerous publications including Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church and Calvin, Participation, and the Gift, for which he won a 2009 Templeton Award for Theological Promise.


I. John Hesselink is Albertus C. Van Rallte Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and the author of numerous publications including Calvin's Conception of the Law and Calvin's First Catechism: A Commentary.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

Section 1 Calvin's Theology of Scripture and Revelation, and its Reception

1 The Revelation of God in Creation and Scripture: Calvin's Theology and Its Early Reception I. John Hesselink 3

2 Calvin on the Revelation of God in Creation and Scripture: Modern Reception and Contemporary Possibilities Mark Husbands 25

Section 2 Calvin's Theology of Union with Christ and its Reception

3 Union with Christ and the Double Grace: Calvin's Theology and Its Early Reception J. Todd Billings 49

4 Calvin's Theology of Union with Christ and the Double Grace: Modern Reception and Contemporary Possibilities Michael S. Horton 72

Section 3 Calvin's Theology of Election and its Reception

5 Election: Calvin's Theology and Its Early Reception Carl R. Trueman 97

6 Calvin's Theology of Election: Modern Reception and Contemporary Possibilities Suzanne McDonald 121

Section 4 Calvin's Theology of the Lord's Supper and its Reception

7 Doctrine of the Lord's Supper: Calvin's Theology and Its Early Reception Sue A. Rozeboom 143

8 Calvin's Doctrine of the Lord's Supper: Modern Reception and Contemporary Possibilities Timothy Hessel-Robinson 166

Section 5 Calvin's Theology of Church and Society, and its Reception

9 Church and Society: Calvin's Theology and Its Early Reception Jeannine E. Olson 193

10 Calvin's Theology of Church and Society: Modern Reception and Contemporary Possibilities David Little 216

List of Contributors 241

Index 243

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