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Calvin for Armchair Theologians


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In this concise introduction to Calvin’s life and thought, Christopher Elwood offers an insightful and accessible overview of Calvin’s key teachings within his historical context. The trials and travails Calvin encountered as he ministered and taught in Geneva are discussed, with special attention given to theological controversies associated with the Trinity and predestination. Elwood indicates the ways that Calvinism developed and its influence in today's world. Illustrations are interspersed throughout the text and humorously illuminate key points providing an engaging introduction to this important theologian.

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  • Highlights the way Calvin lived his life from beginning to end
  • Offers knowledge from field experts in a simple and playful presentation
  • Features witty illustrations by Ron Hill

A historian of Christianity, with particular expertise in the early modern period and broad interest in other periods, who thinks of himself as a historical theologian. “I think it is important that members of our churches become aware of the connections between what they believe and the social and political commitments they hold. This concern influences my efforts to encourage seminary students to see the way theological ideas ‘live’ in particular historical environments and how this has application to our own reflection on the beliefs we hold and the way we express t


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    Digital list price: $13.99
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