The Theology of John Calvin

Speaker(s): Victor Shepherd
Date: 2000
Length: 30h
Product ID: RGDL3054S

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John Calvin was first of all a preacher and pastor, then an exegete (the best of the Reformation), then a theologian, and finally a civic leader and city administrator. The Institutes, however, remains his single largest work and that by which he is commonly identified. He wrote it both as a primer for students of theology as well as reassurance for the French king that Protestants were not seditious. This series seeks to acquaint the listener with the major aspects of Calvin's theology as organized in the final edition of his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1559). Lectures include:

  • A Biography of John Calvin
  • The Knowledge of God
  • The Doctrine of Scripture
  • The Doctrine of Providence
  • The Trinity
  • Law and Gospel
  • The Mediator and His Work
  • Holy Spirit and Faith
  • Justification
  • Predestination
  • Church and Ministry
  • Sacraments
  • Sacraments and Baptism

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Victor A. Shepherd is Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Tyndale University College & Seminary, Toronto, and professor ordinarius for the Graduate Theological Foundation, University of Oxford. He is also on the faculty of the Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto, where he supervises doctoral students in Reformation studies. He is author of Seasons of Grace, So Great a Cloud of Witnesses, Ponder and Pray, Making Sense of Christian Faith, and The Nature and Function of Faith in the Theology of John Calvin.

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