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Calvin for Armchair Theologians
by Christopher Elwood


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In this concise introduction to Calvin's life and thought, Christopher Elwood offers an insightful and accessible overview of Calvin's key teachings within his historical context. The trials and travails Calvin encountered as he ministered and taught in Geneva are discussed, with special attention given to theological controversies associated with the Trinity and predestination.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In this concise introduction to Calvin's life and thought, Christopher Elwood offers an insightful and accessible overview of Calvin's key teachings within his historical context. The trials and travails Calvin encountered as he ministered and taught in Geneva are discussed, with special attention given to theological controversies associated with the Trinity and predestination. Elwood indicates the ways that Calvinism developed and its influence in today's world. Illustrations are interspersed throughout the text and humorously illuminate key points providing an engaging introduction to this important theologian.

Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concise, and witty overviews of some of the most profound moments and theologians in Christian history. These books are essential supplements for first-time encounters with primary texts, lucid refreshers for scholars and clergy, and enjoyable reads for the theologically curious.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780664223038
  • ISBN-10: 0664223036
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publish Date: April 2002
  • Page Count: 198
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 4.98 x 0.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds

Series: Armchair Theologians

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Books > Religion > Christianity - Calvinist
Books > Religion > Christian Theology - History
Books > Religion > Theology

 
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