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John Calvin for the 21st century

William Stacy Johnson

John Calvin for the 21st century

by William Stacy Johnson

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, KY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calvin, Jean, -- 1509-1564,
  • Reformed Church -- Doctrines

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Stacy Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX9418 .J713 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23016010M
    ISBN 109780664234089
    LC Control Number2009001924
    OCLC/WorldCa300279990

      Book Review Marilynne Robinson’s Celebration of Humanity Is Brilliant but Incomplete Insights from some of her heroes, like John Calvin and the Puritans, would help round out the picture. In John Calvin: A Sixteenth Century Portrait, William J. Bouwsma presents a different perspective on the life and various aspects of the thought of the French reformer. In this work, Bouwsma states that his main goal in writing this book is “to interpret Calvin as a figure of his time: as a representative French intellectual, an evangelical /5(13).

    Augustinian Calvinism is a term used to emphasize the origin of John Calvin's theology within Augustine of Hippo's theology over a thousand years earlier. By his own admission, John Calvin's theology was deeply influenced by Augustine of Hippo, the fourth-century church eth-century Reformed theologian B. B. Warfield said, "The system of doctrine taught by Calvin is just the. The French religious thinker John Calvin was one of the leaders of the Reformation. Calvin and others wanted to change, or reform, the Roman Catholic Church. Instead the Reformation led to the creation of a new branch of Christianity called Protestantism. This became one .

    Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in and in his native French in John Calvin was born in northern France in Raised in a Roman Catholic family, his father encouraged him to pursue the priesthood. When Calvin was twenty, Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the door of Wittenberg church, marking the beginning of the Protestant Reformation and drawing young Calvin’s attention.


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John Calvin (/ ˈ k æ l v ɪ n /; French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July – 27 May ) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism, aspects of which include the doctrines of predestination and of the absolute.

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John Calvin, French Jean Calvin or Jean Cauvin, (born JNoyon, Picardy, France—diedGeneva, Switzerland), theologian and ecclesiastical statesman. He was the leading French Protestant reformer and the most important figure in the second generation of the Protestant interpretation of Christianity, advanced above all in his Institutio.

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