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Calvin in context

Author: David C Steinmetz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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This book, a sequel to the author's well-received Luther in Context (1986, Indiana), illuminates Calvin's thought by placing it in the context of the theological and exegetical traditions--ancient, medieval, and contemporary-- that formed it and contributed to its particular texture. Steinmetz addresses a range of issues almost as wide as the Reformation itself, including the knowledge of God, the problem of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Steinmetz
ISBN: 0195091647 9780195091649 0195091655 9780195091656
OCLC Number: 31516860
Description: ix, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to Calvin --
Calvin and the natural knowledge of God --
Calvin and the absolute power of God --
Calvin and the first commandment --
Calvin and Abraham --
Calvin and Tamar --
Calvin and Isaiah --
Calvin and the divided self of Romans --
Calvin and Patristic exegesis --
Calvin among the Thomists --
Calvin and the baptism of John --
Calvin and his Lutheran critics --
Calvin and the monastic ideal --
Calvin and the civil magistrate --
Concluding observations.
Responsibility: David C. Steinmetz.
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