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A life of John Calvin : a study in the shaping of Western cultur

Author: Alister E McGrath
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2000.
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Examines Calvin's life and his influence, his theology and his political thought, and his impact on the social and political legislature of New England. It also traces Calvin's remarkable impact on  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alister E McGrath
ISBN: 0631189475 9780631189473
OCLC Number: 248854447
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [309]-321.
Description: XV, 332 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: List of Illustrations. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Paris: The Formation of a Mind. 3. The Years of Wandering: Orleans and the Encounter with Humanism. 4. From Humanist to Reformer: The Conversion. 5. Geneva: The First Period. 6. Geneva: The Consolidation of Power. 7. Christianity according to Calvin: The Medium. 8. Christianity according to Calvin: The Message. 9. The Invasion of Ideas: Calvin and France. 10. The Genesis of a Movement. 11. Commitment to the World: Calvinism, Work and Capitalism. 12. Calvin and the Shaping of Western Culture. Appendix I: A Glossary of Theological and Historical Terms. Appendix II: Referring to Works by Calvin. Abbreviations. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Alister E. McGrath.


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