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Calvin and the Rhetoric of Piety [Paperback]

By Serene Jones (Author)
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Throughout the years, biographers have depicted John Calvin in manifold ways. Serene Jones takes a fresh look at Calvin as she draws a compelling portrait of Calvin as artist, engaged in the classical art of rhetoric. According to Jones, this art was used knowingly and skillfully by Calvin to persuade and challenge his diverse audiences. Jones offers a rhetorical reading of the first three chapters of Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion. What emerges is a truly original interpretation of Calvin and his work.

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Throughout the years, biographers have depicted John Calvin in manifold ways. Serene Jones takes a fresh look at Calvin as she draws a compelling portrait of Calvin as artist, engaged in the classical art of rhetoric. According to Jones, this art was used knowingly and skillfully by Calvin to persuade and challenge his diverse audiences. Jones offers a rhetorical reading of the first three chapters of Calvin's "Institutes of the Christian Religion." What emerges is a truly original interpretation of Calvin and his work.

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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Pages   252
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.65"
Weight:   0.84 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 1995
Publisher   Westminster John Knox Press
Series  Columbia Series in Reformed Theology  
ISBN  066422850X  
ISBN13  9780664228507  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Serene Jones is President of Union Theological Seminary in New York. Prior to joining Union, she served as Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School for seventeen years. She is the author of several books, including "Calvin and Rhetoric: Christian Doctrine and the Art of Eloquence " and "Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World", both published by WJK.

Serene Jones has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Columbia Series in Reformed Theology
  2. Guides to Theological Inquiry


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