Puritan Papers: 1963-1964, Vol. 3
Packer, J. I.
Ten papers by the editor and others.
John Calvin, a beacon for the Puritans, is spotlighted in this volume, originally presented on the 400th anniversary of the Reformer's death. Packer writes on Calvin as “a servant of the Word,” and O. R. Johnston on Calvin the man. Additional chapters treat Calvin's doctrine of God, his Institutes, and sixteenth-century Geneva.
Other biographical chapters feature George Whitefield (by D. Martyn Lloyd-Joes) and Charles Haddon Spurgeon (by D. M. Whyte). In addition, Packer writes on the Purtian approach to worship, Iain Murray on “things indifferent,” and Lloyd-Jones on John Owen's view of schism.
About the Editor: J. I. Packer (PhD, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.