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Concerning scandals

Author: Jean Calvin
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, ©1978.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Calvin
ISBN: 0802835112 9780802835116
OCLC Number: 3893206
Notes: Translation of De scandalis.
Description: xi, 119 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. The first class of scandals: "intrinsic" --
Scripture: style --
Central dogmas of the faith: incarnation --
Human wisdom and righteousness --
Difficulties in scripture --
The cross and suffering --
Denial of the flesh --
The poor state of the church --
God's power seen in the church's troubles --
Digression: origin of the church's troubles --
The church's history of suffering --
The Old Testament --
The Christian church --
In Calvin's day --
Original sin --
Predestination II. The second class of scandals: troubles of various kinds --
The gospel brings strife --
Ungodly living --
Rejecters of the gospel and God's reaction --
The spread of Atheistic views --
Errors: rooted in personal faults --
Sects and heresies --
Pride and its effects --
Dissolute lives --
Pastors' dissolute lives --
Personal injury --
The failure of God-fearing men --
Fickleness --
Dissensions: Reformed and Roman --
The Lord's Supper --
Alleged errors --
Dissolute lives: charge and countercharge III. The third class of scandals: "extrinsic" --
Calumnies: from false teachers --
Calumnies: from rogues --
Alleged license in the Reformed Church --
Three particular complaints / Auricular confession / Foods / Marriage --
Alleged break with antiquity --
The title "The Church" --
Accusation of robbery.
Other Titles: De scandalis.
Responsibility: by John Calvin ; translated by John W. Fraser.

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