The History and Character of Calvinism

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Oxford University Press, 1967 M12 31 - 480 páginas
A comprehensive history of the Calvinist movement.
 

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John T McNeill's classic work presents a sympathetic and engaging account of early Reformers, including John Calvin, and then recounts the history of Calvin's heirs. Beginning with Zwingli, he traces ... Leer comentario completo

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Part
1
The Background of the Swiss Reformation
3
Zwinglis Education and Early Pastorates
18
Zwingli and the Reformation in Zurich
30
Progress under Oecolampadius and Bullinger
53
Doctrine Discipline Worship
75
Part II
91
Young Calvin
93
Part III
235
The Reformed Church of France
239
The Reformation in the Netherlands
255
Calvinism in Germany and Eastern Europe
268
The Reformation in Scotland
290
Calvinism in England and Ireland 39
309
Calvinism in America
331
Part IV
351

Calvins Conversion
107
The Institutes of the Christian Religion
119
Calvin Joins Farel in Geneva 729
129
Calvins Strasbourg Period
145
Reorganization Struggle and Victory
159
Geneva under Calvins Sway
178
Calvin as Writer and Theologian
201
Calvins Personality and Historical Importance
226
Reunion Expansion and Ecumenicity
374
Calvinism in a Changing World of Thought 39
390
Calvinism and Public Affairs
411
The Spirit of Calvinism in the World Today
426
Postscript
439
Index
455
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