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Calvin : a biography

Author: Bernard Cottret
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.; Edinburgh, Scotland : T & T Clark, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The aim of this book is simply to recover the truth, or rather to reclaim the intelligibility, of a man in his time. This is a historian's Calvin, the work of a university professor who is neither a theologian nor an ordained minister. Cottret's welcome approach sheds new light on the great Reformer's personality by concentrating on the milieu in which Calvin did his life's work.".
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Genre/Form: Biography
Church history
Biographie
Named Person: Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cottret
ISBN: 0802842895 9780802842893 0567087573 9780567087577
OCLC Number: 43811356
Description: xv, 376 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Youth of a reformer --
Organization and resistance --
Beliefs.
Other Titles: Calvin.
Responsibility: Bernard Cottret; translated by M. Wallace McDonald.

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Discusses Calvin's life and times, from his birth in Noyon to his ministry and administrative role in Geneva.  Read more...

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