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User Review  - Jonathan Huggins - Goodreads

helpful for understanding the connections between the various Reformers, but not a very positive portrayal of Calvin himself. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Crigler - Goodreads

Published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of John Calvin's 1509 birth (not that he had any others), this biography is at once informative and absorbing. I am reviewing the Kindle edition of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jacob O'connor - Goodreads

This was a decent bio. It was fair without being too hard or too easy on John Calvin. You get plenty of (maybe too many) details, and the book moves along fine for a beefy 400 pages. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

This was my first lengthy introduction to Calvin. It was amazing how influential he was/is throughout Europe. A good book, but with so many new people and places to track it took me a little longer ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nathan Leopard - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this biography of Calvin by Bruce Gordon. Great intro into this great reformer. Most people might get bogged down by all of the names and places, but press through and you will be greatly rewarded. Read full review

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User Review  - Omar - Goodreads

I really enjoyed getting to learn about a man who has had such a profound impact on how I view Scripture. This biography is certainly worth the time and effort required to read it. I especially appreciated that Gordon not only showed us Calvin, but the era that helped form him. Read full review

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User Review  - Lee Gerrietts - Goodreads

I loved this Biography. Sets the context in which Calvin lived. Read full review

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User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

This is a great biographical book on Calvin - I highly recommend if you are interested about Calvin or the Reformation. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeremy - Goodreads

Fairly or unfairly, Gordon emphasizes Calvin's mean-spirited nature. I'd like to read the biography by Selderhuis to see if he offers a more balanced view. The class for which I read this book was (will be) taught by David Whitford, whom Bruce Gordon references a couple times. Read full review


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