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  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication Date: November 2019
  • ISBN: FDEREKTHJT__JOHNCALVINFORANEWREF9781433512810

John Calvin: For a New Reformation

Derek Thomas, John Tweeddale

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More than 500 years ago, 16th-century Reformer John Calvin was born—a theologian whose teachings set the stage for reformation of the church around the world. The modern world is in continual need of his Christ-exalting doctrine and vision of the Christian life. In 20 essays by leading Reformed pastors and scholars, this primer explores Calvin’s life, teaching, and legacy for a new generation. This book is a clarion call to Christians everywhere to take seriously the ongoing need of theological reformation across the globe.

 

Table of Contents:

Preface
Derek W. H. Thomas and John W. Tweeddale
Abbreviations

Part One: The Life and Work of John Calvin 

1. The Young Calvin
Michael A. G. Haykin 

2. The Call to Geneva and the Struggle for Orthodoxy
Stephen J. Nichols

3. Calvin the Pastor
David B. Calhoun

4. Calvin and the Consistory
Douglas F. Kelly

5. Calvin and Friends
W. Robert Godfrey

6. The Expository Pulpit of John Calvin
Steven J. Lawson

7. The Development of the Institutes from 1536 to 1559
Derek W. H. Thomas

Part Two: The Teaching of John Calvin

8. The Divinity and Authority of Scripture
K. Scott Oliphint

9. Creation and Humanity
J. V. Fesko

10. The Providence of God
Burk Parsons

11. The Law of God
Guy Prentiss Waters

12. The Person and Work of Christ
Paul Wells

13. The Holy Spirit
Joel R. Beeke

14. The Christian Life
Edward Donnelly

15. Knowing God through Adversity
Derek W. H. Thomas

16. Predestination
Paul Helm

17. The Church as Mother
John W. Tweeddale

18. The Sacraments
Keith A. Mathison

19. God’s Preservation of His Saints
Robert A. Peterson

20. The Last Things
Cornelis P. Venema

Afterword
R. C. Sproul

Appendix: Reading Calvin and His Interpreters
John W. Tweeddale
Contributors
General Index
Scripture Index

Derek Thomas (PhD, University of Wales, Lampeter) is the Chancellor's Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary and senior minister at First Presbyterian Church (ARP) in Columbia, South Carolina. He is the author of many books, including Calvin's Teaching on Job, and serves as a teaching fellow with Ligonier Ministries.

John W. Tweeddale (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is academic dean and professor of theology at Reformation Bible College. He is also a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. He is the author of John Owen and Hebrews and served as an assistant editor of the Reformation Study Bible.

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More than 500 years ago, 16th-century Reformer John Calvin was born—a theologian whose teachings set the stage for reformation of the church around the world. The modern world is in continual need of his Christ-exalting doctrine and vision of the Christian life. In 20 essays by leading Reformed pastors and scholars, this primer explores Calvin’s life, teaching, and legacy for a new generation. This book is a clarion call to Christians everywhere to take seriously the ongoing need of theological reformation across the globe.

 

Table of Contents:

Preface
Derek W. H. Thomas and John W. Tweeddale
Abbreviations

Part One: The Life and Work of John Calvin 

1. The Young Calvin
Michael A. G. Haykin 

2. The Call to Geneva and the Struggle for Orthodoxy
Stephen J. Nichols

3. Calvin the Pastor
David B. Calhoun

4. Calvin and the Consistory
Douglas F. Kelly

5. Calvin and Friends
W. Robert Godfrey

6. The Expository Pulpit of John Calvin
Steven J. Lawson

7. The Development of the Institutes from 1536 to 1559
Derek W. H. Thomas

Part Two: The Teaching of John Calvin

8. The Divinity and Authority of Scripture
K. Scott Oliphint

9. Creation and Humanity
J. V. Fesko

10. The Providence of God
Burk Parsons

11. The Law of God
Guy Prentiss Waters

12. The Person and Work of Christ
Paul Wells

13. The Holy Spirit
Joel R. Beeke

14. The Christian Life
Edward Donnelly

15. Knowing God through Adversity
Derek W. H. Thomas

16. Predestination
Paul Helm

17. The Church as Mother
John W. Tweeddale

18. The Sacraments
Keith A. Mathison

19. God’s Preservation of His Saints
Robert A. Peterson

20. The Last Things
Cornelis P. Venema

Afterword
R. C. Sproul

Appendix: Reading Calvin and His Interpreters
John W. Tweeddale
Contributors
General Index
Scripture Index

Derek Thomas (PhD, University of Wales, Lampeter) is the Chancellor's Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary and senior minister at First Presbyterian Church (ARP) in Columbia, South Carolina. He is the author of many books, including Calvin's Teaching on Job, and serves as a teaching fellow with Ligonier Ministries.

John W. Tweeddale (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is academic dean and professor of theology at Reformation Bible College. He is also a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. He is the author of John Owen and Hebrews and served as an assistant editor of the Reformation Study Bible.

  • Cover Type:
  • 576 Pages
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication Date: November 2019
  • ISBN: FDEREKTHJT__JOHNCALVINFORANEWREF9781433512810
John Calvin: For a New Reformation