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Calvin's Tormentors: Understanding the Conflicts That Shaped the Reformer

Gary W Jenkins

Calvin's Tormentors: Understanding the Conflicts That Shaped the Reformer

Gary W Jenkins

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:This book offers a unique approach to Calvin by introducing the individuals and groups who, through their opposition to Calvin's theology and politics, helped shape the reformer, his theology, and his historical and religious legacy. Respected church historian Gary Jenkins shows how Calvin had to defend or rethink his theology in light of his tormentors' challenges, giving readers a more nuanced view of Calvin's life and thought. The book highlights the central theological ideas of the Swiss Reformation and introduces figures and movements often excluded from standard texts.

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:This book offers a unique approach to Calvin by introducing the individuals and groups who, through their opposition to Calvin's theology and politics, helped shape the reformer, his theology, and his historical and religious legacy. Respected church historian Gary Jenkins shows how Calvin had to defend or rethink his theology in light of his tormentors' challenges, giving readers a more nuanced view of Calvin's life and thought. The book highlights the central theological ideas of the Swiss Reformation and introduces figures and movements often excluded from standard texts.
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Table Of Contents

  • :contents
    1. Louis Du Tillet And Calvin The Nicodemite
    2. Pierre Caroli And Calvin The Arian, Sabellians, And The Farellistas
    3. Sadoleto: The Erasmian From Rome
    4. Michael Servetus: The Primus Adversarius
    5. Sebastian Castellio: Colaborer To Contemner
    6. Calvin And The Enfants De Genève: Flatulence In A Purely Reformed Church
    7. François Baudouin: An Odyssey Of Werewolves And Brothel Keepers
    8. Jerome Bolsec: No Insult Or Vicious Defamation Good Enough
    9. Jocahim Westphal: Calvin The Reluctant Zuricher
    10. The Radicals: italia As More Trouble Than iberia
    matteo Gribaldi: The Origin Of Later Radicalism
    francisco Stancaro: Turning Calvin Into A Tritheist
    giorgio Biandrata: The Tritheist Apostle To The Poles (and Valentino Gentili, His Silas)
    laelius And Faustus Soccinii: Calvin's Thought Fermenting
    conclusion
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 494481
  • Product Code 9780801098338
  • ISBN 0801098335
  • EAN 9780801098338
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Apr 2018
  • Sales Rank #56922
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.340kg

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