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Calvin's Institutes (Abridged Edition)

Donald K Mckim

Calvin's Institutes (Abridged Edition)

Donald K Mckim

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This abridgement of Ford lewis Battles' Calvin* Institutes of the Christian Religion provides an introduction to the seminal work in Reformed theology. In a concise format, McKim follows the main development of calvin's thought, accentuating his positive convictions without lingering over matters of only dated importance. The sheer bulk of the Institutes can be intimidating. This concise edition of only 220 pages should help to fulfil the demands of anyone who desires to become acquainted with the authentic texts of the Reformed tradition. It includes an interpretive introduction and notes by an established scholar of Reformed theology.

- Publisher This abridgement of Ford Lewis Battles' "Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion" can better acquaint readers with the seminal statement in Reformed theology. It is an easy-to-read book that follows the main development of Calvin's thought, accentuating his positive convictions without lingering over matters of only dated importance.

- Publisher One of the half-dozen most important works published in the history of the church, Calvin's Institutes should be high on everybody's reading list. McKim, a much-esteemed Reformed scholar, has done us an enormous service by excerpting and introducing significant segments of the 1,500-page original.

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About "Calvin's Institutes (Abridged Edition)"

This abridgement of Ford lewis Battles' Calvin* Institutes of the Christian Religion provides an introduction to the seminal work in Reformed theology. In a concise format, McKim follows the main development of calvin's thought, accentuating his positive convictions without lingering over matters of only dated importance. The sheer bulk of the Institutes can be intimidating. This concise edition of only 220 pages should help to fulfil the demands of anyone who desires to become acquainted with the authentic texts of the Reformed tradition. It includes an interpretive introduction and notes by an established scholar of Reformed theology.
- Publisher

This abridgement of Ford Lewis Battles' "Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion" can better acquaint readers with the seminal statement in Reformed theology. It is an easy-to-read book that follows the main development of Calvin's thought, accentuating his positive convictions without lingering over matters of only dated importance.
- Publisher

One of the half-dozen most important works published in the history of the church, Calvin's Institutes should be high on everybody's reading list. McKim, a much-esteemed Reformed scholar, has done us an enormous service by excerpting and introducing significant segments of the 1,500-page original.
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Donald K Mckim

Dr. Donald K. McKim (Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh) is executive editor for theology and reference at Westminster John Knox Press. He is the author and editor of a number of books including the Encyclopaedia of the Reformed Faith; The Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters; The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin; Calvin and the Bible; Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters and The Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, and most recently Ever a Vision: A Brief History of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1959–2009

Dr McKim is a minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and has served as Academic Dean and Professor of Theology at Memphis Theological Seminary, and as Professor of Theology at Dubuque Theological Seminary
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  • Catalogue Code 161444
  • Product Code 0664222986
  • EAN 9780664222987
  • Pages 212
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2000
  • Dimensions 230 x 152 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.081kg

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