Calvin's Institutes: A New Compend

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Westminster John Knox Press, 01.01.1989 - 180 Seiten

This new and concise abridgement of Ford Lewis Battle's Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion is an easy-to-read introductory overview that will better acquaint the reader with Calvin. Consisting of thoughtfully chosen selections, this condensed edition of the Institutes helps fulfill the contemporary demand of scholars, ministers, students, and other persons who desire authentic texts of a relgious and cultural tradition.

 

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Let's be upfront about this: I came into this reading disliking Calvin. I dislike almost everything about him. I dislike his rigidity. I dislike his scriptura sola thing. I dislike the way he twists ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Foreword
9
The Knowledge of God
17
The Knowledge of God Obscured in the World
24
The Nature and Attributes of
34
The Creation of the World
41
Providence
48
Original
55
Sin and the Law of
63
Justification by Faith Defined
100
The Necessity for Prayer
108
Immortality and the Resurrection
120
The Nature and Function of the Church
129
The Forgiveness of Sins
136
Ordination and Induction
142
The Law of God and Human
148
The Sacraments
154

The Person of Christ
72
The Work of the Holy Spirit
83
XVI
91
The Church and the State
169
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Über den Autor (1989)

Hugh T. Kerrwas Professor Emeritus of Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary and Senior Editor of Theology Todayprior to his death in 1992.

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