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Calvin : a biography

Author: Bernard Cottret
Publisher: Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography sheds new light on the life and personality of the great Reformer - and the milieu in which he lived and worked. It followshim from childhood pursuits in Basel, to ministry in Geneva,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Church history
Named Person: Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cottret
ISBN: 0567089614 9780567089618
OCLC Number: 51527273
Description: 392 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Youth of a Reformer; 1. The Heavens at a Birth: July 10, 1509; 2. Dwarves Perched on the Shoulders of Giants; 3. To be Twenty-One in 1530; 4. The Most Dreadful Popish Mass: 1533-34; 5. The Lovers of Jesus Christ: 1535-36; Part II: Organisation and Resistance; 6. From Basel to Geneva: 1536-38; 7. Geneva to Strasbourg? 1538-41; 8. Geneva, a City of God? The Middle Years of the Century; 9. The Sombre Years: 1547-55; 10. The Trail of the Heretics: Bolsec, Servetus, Castellio; 11. To Thee the Glory; Part III: Beliefs; 12. Calvin the Polemicist; 13. Calvin the Preacher; 14. The Institutes of the Christian Religion; 15. Calvin, French Writer; Conclusion: Saint Luther, Saint Calvin, Saint Jansenius; Appendixes; 1. The Youth of Calvin; 2. The University System in France; 3. The Small council; 4. Chronology of the Establishment of Calvinism in France; 5. Chronology of Royal Repression; 6. Decrees of the Sorbonne, 1543; 7. List of Sermons; Select Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Bernard Cottret.

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