John Calvin: A Biography

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 190 pages

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Contents

CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH
1
Training in philosophy
9
Friends and relatives
17
The first book
23
CHRISTIANAE RELIGIONIS INSTITUTIO
34
The Sacraments
42
Liberty
48
Church authority
57
DEFEAT INTO SECURITY 1 The trial and death of Servetus
117
The fall of the Perrinists
124
The University of Geneva
126
Old Testament Commentaries and the final Institutio
129
CARING FOR THE CHURCHES 1 The one Body
133
Letters private and public
139
Outside Geneva
143
CHRIST IS GAIN IN DYING
150

THE FRENCH MINISTER IN STRASBOURG
67
The Commentary on Romans
74
Geneva changes its mind
77
THE GENEVAN CHURCH SETTLEMENT 1 The Ordonnances
82
The Church at worship
84
Calvin the preacher
89
The opposition musters
97
Calvin at home
101
The Institutio again and New Testament Commentaries
104
The opposition grows
107
The battle over discipline
110
1 Arguments for Redating Appendix
156
Calvins Conversion
162
Notes
166
Sources and Bibliography
175
Index 1
181
Calvins Writings Index 3
182
Calvins Doctrines
183
Index 4
184
Index 5
185
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