Calvin (Abingdon Pillars of Theology)

Calvin Abingdon Pillars of Theology Author: George W. Stroup Publisher: Abingdon Press (August 2009) ISBN: 9780687659135 Here’s another book written in honor of Calvin’s 500th anniversary.  The focus of this book is the theology of John Calvin.  Author, George Stroup, covers how Calvin views the knowledge of God, scripture, God’s good and sovereign will, justification …

Review: “Doctrines of Grace: Rediscovering the Evangelical Gospel”

The Doctrines of Grace: Rediscovering the Evangelical Gospel Authors: James Montgomery Boice and Philip Graham Ryken Publisher: Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2002. ISBN: 9781581342994 I would like to thank the fine people at Crossway for sending me this review copy of the book. It was the 500th anniversary of Calvin that gave me the honored …

Am I a closet Calvinist?

Am I a closet Calvinist? I did not think I would start reading Calvins Institutes. I was only kidding when I said ìn a previous post 500th Anniversary of Calvin:Perhaps I'll celebrate by reading a chapter from Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion? No, that's been done before.First indication: To my surprise I actually started …

John Calvin’s 500th birthday

What did I do to celebrate John Calvin's birthday yesterday? Nothing except post this picture of him on the blog today. But I should do something original, shouldn't I?Perhaps I'll celebrate by reading a chapter from Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion? No, that's been done before.Perhaps I'll celebrate by hanging a picture of him …

Calvin by Willem Van’t Spijker

Calvin: A Brief Guide to His Life and ThoughtAuthor: Spijker, Willem Van’tTranslated by: Lyle D. Bierma.Publisher: Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009ISBN-13: 9780664232252I would like to begin by thanking Presbyterian Publishing for sending me a copy of this book to review.I have to admit that I am not a history buff and when given …