Calvin Against Himself: An Inquiry in Intellectual History

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Archon Books, Jan 1, 1984 - Religion - 238 pages
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Explains Calvin's theology, shows how it was influenced by the writings of Martin Luther, and depicts Calvin's complex personality

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Calvin in Relation to Luther
Calvins Religion
From Church History to Intellectual History

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abstract against Age of Reform anthropology Arnold Hauser asceticism Augustine Augustinian Bartlett Giamatti Bernard of Clairvaux body Bouwsma Bronzino C. G. Jung Calvinist character structure Charles Brenner Christ Christ the Redeemer Christian Christology church Commentary on Galatians Commentary on Psalms communicatio idiomatum conception context contrast culture didacticism divine doctrine dualism eius emotions epistemology Erich Neumann Erwin Panofsky Eucharist evil experience expression faith feeling flesh Florence Freud Gabriel Biel Galatians Geneva Georgia Harkness God's Gregory of Rimini Hans Baron Heiko Oberman high Renaissance himself historians History However human nature humanists Ibid idea imputed righteousness inner Institutes intellectual introvert Iron Age Italian Renaissance itself Jacopo Pontormo Jacques Lacan John Calvin John Major knowledge language late medieval Laurentian Library logical Luther and Calvin Lutheran Lutheran orthodoxy Madonna Manichaeism Mannerist art marriage Martin Luther matter medieval metonymy Michelangelo mind monism motif nihil Nikolaus Pevsner nominalist Ockham Old Testament Ordinary Language Philosophy Otto Benesch Ozment parallel Parmigianino Pelagian Petrarch physical Pierre D'Ailly Plato positive predestination problem prose poetry Protestant Reformation Protestantism Psalms psychological Psychological Types Quoted in ibid rather real presence reality Reformation Reformation theology rejection relation Renaissance Renaissance humanism rhetoric righteousness Roland Bainton Rosso Fiorentino sacraments Saint Augustine Saint Paul salvation sanctification scholasticism Scripture seems self self-knowledge sense of sin sexuality significant Silvano Arieti sixteenth century sola fide soteriological soul spiritual superego T. F. Torrance theology things thought Uffizi Vasari vita activa W. K. Wimsatt Weber thesis William of Ockham words writings

About the author (1984)

Suzanne Selinger is Theological Librarian and Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Drew University and author of Calvin Against Himself: An Inquiry in Intellectual History (1984).

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