HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
dismiss
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

Institutes of the Christian Religion

by John Calvin

Other authors: See the other authors section.

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations / Mentions
5,615271,278 (4.5)1 / 25
Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in 1536 and in his native French in 1541. The book serves as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith for those with some previous knowledge of theology and covers a broad range of theological topics from the doctrines of church and sacraments to justification by faith alone and Christian liberty. It vigorously attacks teachings which Calvin considered unorthodox, particularly Roman Catholicism to which Calvin says he had been "strongly devoted" before his conversion to Protestantism. The overarching theme of the book-and Calvin's greatest theological legacy-is the idea of God's total sovereignty, particularly in salvation and election. Institutes of the Christian Religion is highly-regarded as a secondary reference for the system of doctrine adopted by the Reformed churches, which is commonly referred to as Calvinism.… (more)

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

Showing 1-5 of 25 (next | show all)
LIBRERA 3 FONDO
ESTANTE 1
  abdiel91 | May 3, 2020 |
2 v. ( )
  ME_Dictionary | Mar 19, 2020 |
The content is excellent, but I am looking forward to a more modern translation. ( )
  ckadams5 | Jun 19, 2019 |
The content is excellent, but I am looking forward to a more modern translation. ( )
  ckadams5 | Jun 19, 2019 |
Logos Library
  birdsnare | May 16, 2019 |
Showing 1-5 of 25 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (31 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
John Calvinprimary authorall editionscalculated
McNeill, John T.Editormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Allen, JohnTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Battles, Ford LewisTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Beveridge, HenryTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Niet, C.A. deTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

Belongs to Publisher Series

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Individual volumes should not be combined with the complete set or different volumes of the same set.
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.5)
0.5
1 5
1.5
2 8
2.5 1
3 25
3.5 2
4 50
4.5 15
5 207

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

2 editions of this book were published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co..

Editions: 0802881661, 0802807747

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 147,973,273 books! | Top bar: Always visible