Calvin at the centre [electronic resource] / Paul Helm.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
1 online resource (366 p.)
- Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 -- Influence.
Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- 16th century.
- Electronic books.
- Calvin at the Centre explores the consequences of various ideas in the thought of John Calvin, and the influence of his ideas on later theologians. The book sets to one side the assumption that Calvin's views are purely biblical and unaffected by the particular intellectual circumstances in which he lived. The emphasis is on philosophical ideas within Calvin's theology, and the chapters are organised to reflect this, dealing in turn with epistemological, metaphysical, andethical issues. Paul Helm highlights some of the complexities in the relation between Calvin and Calvinism. Like the author'
- Contents; Introduction; 1. The Knowledge of God and of Ourselves; 2. Descartes and Reformed Theology; 3. Scripture, Reason, and Grace; 4. The Visibility of God; 5. Providence and Predestination; 6. The Atonement; 7. Duplex Gratia; 8. Calvin the Compatibilist; 9. Intermediate States; 10. Pure Nature and Common Grace; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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