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What pure eyes could see : Calvin's doctrine of faith in its exegetical context

Author: Barbara Pitkin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford studies in historical theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The doctrine of justification by faith is the defining characteristic of the reforming theology of John Calvin. In What Pure Eyes Could See, Barbara Pitkin examines Calvin's exegetical labors and their contribution to his understanding of faith. Through detailed analysis of Calvin's interpretation of selected biblical passages, this study traces the evolution of Calvin's thought in the various Latin editions of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin; Jean Calvin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Pitkin
ISBN: 0195128281 9780195128284
OCLC Number: 39334697
Description: ix, 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: From Fiducia to Cognitio --
The just shall live by faith --
From faith to faith --
Providential faith --
Calvin's twofold notion of faith.
Series Title: Oxford studies in historical theology.
Responsibility: Barbara Pitkin.
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This text traces the way in which Calvin's exegetical labours contributed to his understanding of faith. Through detailed analysis of Calvin's interpretation of selected biblical passages, the study  Read more...

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Barbara Pitkin has written a very important work. * Henry Jansma, Theology, Sept/Oct. 2000. * There is much here to ponder, especially since Pitkin is careful to present within the text and endnotes Read more...

 
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