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Overview John Calvin's distinctive theology drew on a wealth of Christian thinking. Still relevant, its influence has extended into the 20th century. In this book, Calvin expert Parker provides a succinct but comprehensive look at the range of John Calvin's theology.
In this book, T. H. L. Parker provides a succinct but comprehensive look at the range of John Calvin's theology. In particular, Parker provides a fresh interpretation of Calvin's magnum opus, the "Institutes of the Christian Religion," giving the reader a sense of what this important reformer and theologian valued as a Christian and as a thinker.
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Studio: Presbyterian Publishing Corpor
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.51" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.51 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1995
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664256023 ISBN13 9780664256029
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More About T. H. L. Parker
T.H.L. Parker was Emeritus Reader in Theology at Durham University.
T. H. L. Parker currently resides in Durham. T. H. L. Parker was born in 1916 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Durham.
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From the cover: Sep 9, 2005
From the back of the book: The influence of John Calvin (1509-1564) reaches from the Reformation to Karl Barth and beyond. Outstanding as biblical scholar, preacher, and practical Church reformer, Calvin intended all his work to serve the Word of God. Although couched in sixteenth-century terms, his theology drew on the wealth of previous Christian thought and continues to be relevant to the situation of the Church today. This book is a comprehensive introduction to the whole range of Calvin's theology. Concentrating on Calvin's major work, The Institutes of the Christian Religion, the author explains its relevance to Christians of all times. This volume will give readers a full and serious sense of Calvin both as a Christian and as a thinker.