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Institutes of the Christian religion

Author: Jean Calvin; John T McNeill; Ford Lewis Battles
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2006, ©1960.
Series: Library of Christian classics (Louisville, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Under the supervision of John McNeill, a team of expert Latinists and Calvin scholars worked to produce what has become the definitive English edition of the "Institutes". All previous editions were  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Calvin; John T McNeill; Ford Lewis Battles
ISBN: 0664220282 9780664220280
OCLC Number: 71305126
Notes: "Reissued 2006 by Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Kentucky"--Title page verso.
Reprint. Originally published: Philadelphia : Westminster Press, ©1960. (The library of Christian classics ; v. 20-21).
Description: 2 volumes (lxxi, 1734 pages) ; 24 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Introduction --
John Calvin to the reader, 1559 --
Subject matter of the present work --
Prefatory address to King Francis I of France --
Book one, the Knowledge of God the creator --
Book two, the Knowledge of God the redeemer in Christ, first disclosed to the fathers under the law and then to us in the gospel --
Book three, the Way in which we receive the grace of Christ, what benefits come to us from it, and what effects follow --
v. 2. Books III. XX-to IV. XX. Book three continued --
Book four, the External means or aids by which God invites us into the society of Christ and holds us therein.
Series Title: Library of Christian classics (Louisville, Ky.)
Other Titles: Institutio Christianae religionis.
Responsibility: Calvin ; edited by John T. McNeill ; translated and indexed by Ford Lewis Battles.

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