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An Explorer’s Guide to John Calvin (Explorer’s Guides)

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Overview

Creation is the theater of God's glory. Scripture is like a pair of glasses that clarifies our vision of God. Justification is the hinge on which religion turns.

These and other affirmations are often associated with John Calvin, the 16th-century French Protestant Reformer best known for his ministry in Geneva and his authorship of the Institutes of the Christian Religion. Over the course of his lifetime and through several editions, Calvin expanded the Institutes from a brief study to a four-volume book that covers the main doctrines of the Christian faith and continues to shape the theology of the Reformed tradition.

In this volume, Reformed theologian Yudha Thianto guides readers through a careful study of Calvin's Institutes. After setting Calvin and his writing in their historical context, he outlines the most significant aspects of Calvin's theology, guiding those who would know more about his work and, through it, the God who inspired him.

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  • Explains Calvin's historical context
  • Provides a careful study of Calvin's Institutes
  • Outlines the most significant aspects of Calvin's theology

Part One: Calvin the Man

  • Why John Calvin?
  • Who Was John Calvin?
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Calvin
  • Calvin as a Pastor

Part Two: A Guide to The Institutes of the Christian Religion

  • Book One of the Institutes
  • Book Two of the Institutes
  • Book Three of the Institutes
  • Book Four of the Institutes
  • Title: An Explorer’s Guide to John Calvin
  • Author: Yudha Thianto
  • Series: Explorer's Guides Series
  • Publisher: IVP Academic
  • Print Publication Date: 2022
  • Logos Release Date: 2022
  • Pages: 240
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Reader Edition
  • Subjects: Calvin, Jean, › 1509-1564; Calvin, Jean, › 1509-1564.--Institutio Christianae religionis; Institutio Christianae religionis (Calvin, Jean)
  • ISBNs: 9781514001271, 9781514001264
  • Resource ID: LLS:EXPLORERGDJCAL
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-07-29T16:51:41Z

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Yudha Thianto (PhD, Calvin Theological Seminary) is professor of history of Christianity and Reformed theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. He previously taught as professor of theology at Trinity Christian College. He is the author of The Way to Heaven: Catechisms and Sermons in the Establishment of Dutch Reformed Church in the East Indies in the Seventeenth Century.

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    $17.99

    Digital list price: $22.00
    Save $4.01 (18%)