Calvin For Armchair Theologians

Media Information:

Categories: Book Collection.
Author(s): Elwood (Christopher).
Publication Dates: 2002.
Publisher(s): Westminster John Knox Press.
Subject(s): Calvin (Jean) - Theology, Reformed Church - Doctrines, and Religion.
Format(s): Softcover.

Copies in the Resource Center:

  • BX 9422.3 .E49 2002
  • Summary:

    In this concise introduction to Calvin’s life and thought, Elwood offers an insightful and accessible overview of Calvin’s key teachings within his historical context. The trials and travails Calvin encountered as he ministered and taught in Geneva are given with special attention to theological controversies associated with the Trinity and predestination. Elwood indicates the ways that Calvinism developed and its influence in today’s world. Illustrations are interspersed throughout the text and humorously illuminate key points providing an engaging introduction to this important theologian.