Calvin

Life -- Childhood, education, and conversion (1509-1536) -- First stay in Geneva (1536-1538) -- Strasbourg (1538-1541) -- Second stay in Geneva (1541-1564) -- The knowledge of God -- What is knowledge of God? -- God the Creator and God the Redeemer -- Revealed knowledge and natural knowledge of God...

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Main Author: Stroup, George W.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Nashville, Tenn. Abingdon Press 2009
In:Year: 2009
Reviews:[Rezension von: Stroup, George W., Calvin. Abingdon Pillars of Theology] (2010) (Barrett, Matthew, 1982 -)
Series/Journal:Abingdon pillars of theology
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Calvin, Jean 1509-1564
Further subjects:B Reformed Church Doctrines History 16th century
B Calvin, Jean 1509-1564
B Calvinism
B Reformed Church Doctrines History 16th century
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Summary:Life -- Childhood, education, and conversion (1509-1536) -- First stay in Geneva (1536-1538) -- Strasbourg (1538-1541) -- Second stay in Geneva (1541-1564) -- The knowledge of God -- What is knowledge of God? -- God the Creator and God the Redeemer -- Revealed knowledge and natural knowledge of God -- A lamp and a mirror -- Near-sightedness, self-deception, and the spectacles of Scripture -- An accommodating spirit -- Gospel and law -- The authority of Scripture -- God's good will -- God's triunity -- God's gracious good will -- Creation as God's glorious theater -- Providence -- The Mediator as Prophet, Priest, and King -- Sin and the Second Adam -- The Mediator -- Prophet, Priest, and King -- The efficacious spirit -- The spirit's gift of the benefits of Christ -- A portrait of Christian life -- Sanctification and justification -- Freedom and law -- Election -- Mother church -- Means of grace, mother, and nourishment -- The marks of the church -- Sacraments -- Calvin and his children -- Calvin and Calvinism -- Calvin and politics -- Calvin's dialectics
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0687659132