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Institutes Of The Christian Religion Book 1 (Allen Translation)

by John Calvin

In this, Calvin lays out his fundamental beliefs about the Christian faith, including the nature of God, the nature of humanity, and the means by which human beings can attain salvation. He emphasizes the sovereignty of God, arguing that God is in control of all things and that everything that happens is part of his divine plan. Calvin's approach to theology is highly systematic, and he breaks down his arguments into clear, concise points. He draws heavily on the Bible and on the works of earlier theologians, particularly Augustine of Hippo. Throughout the book, he also addresses criticisms of the Protestant Reformation and defends his own beliefs against those of the Catholic Church. This book is a landmark work in the history of theology, and it remains widely read and studied today by theologians and scholars. It offers a detailed, carefully reasoned argument for Calvin's beliefs, and it is a fascinating glimpse into the intellectual world of the Reformation era. Anyone interested in the history of Christianity or the development of Western thought would do well to explore this important text.

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Language

English

Original Language

Latin

Published In

1536

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John Calvin was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calv...

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