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John Calvin and the Natural World by Davis A. Young

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English


  • Calvinist, Reformed & Presbyterian Churches,
  • Christianity - Calvinist,
  • Religion / Christianity / Calvinism,
  • Religion & Science,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • 1509-1564,
  • 16th century,
  • Calvin, Jean,,
  • Europe,
  • History,
  • Knowledge,
  • Religion and science,
  • Science

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9792339M
ISBN 100761837124
ISBN 109780761837121

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Every reference to Calvin is footnoted, thus providing a very helpful source for the study of Calvin and his thinking regarding secular learning and the natural world. In spite of the more speculative nature of the final chapter, Young's book is extremely valuable in filling in a major gap in Calvin studies.4/5.   John Calvin and the Natural World explores the content of Calvin's scientific outlook by reviewing his views on the structure of the cosmos; the nature of matter and motion; weather; the age, shape, place, and history of the Earth; and the behaviors and characteristics of animals, plants, the human body, and : Davis A. Young. And John Baptist, on seeing the dullness of his disciples, exclaims, "A man can receive nothing, unless it be given him from heaven," (John ). That the gift to which he here refers must be understood not of ordinary natural gifts, but of special illumination, appears from this--that he was complaining how little his disciples had profited. John Calvin (/ ˈ k æ l v ɪ n /; French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July – 27 May ) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism, aspects of which include the doctrines of predestination and of the absolute Born: Jean Cauvin, 19 July , Noyon, Picardy, France.

Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book 1. INSTITUTES. OF. THE CHRISTIAN. RELIGION. By. John Calvin. A New Translation. by. Henry Beveridge, Esq. The Institution of The Christian Religion, written in Latin, by master John Calvin, and translated into English according to the authors last edition. John Calvin has books on Goodreads with ratings. John Calvin’s most popular book is Institutes of the Christian Religion, 2 Vols.   5 essential books on John Calvin. selected by William Stacy Johnson Octo In For those wishing to delve deeper into the practical context of Calvin’s world, there is no better place than this exhaustive portrait of the Reformer’s views of economy and society which originally appeared in French in the book addresses. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Calvin (Calvin, John, ) Calvin, Jean, Commentaries (1-volume selection), ed. by Joseph Haroutunian (HTML at CCEL) Calvin, Jean, Commentaries (complete version), ed. by John King (multiple formats with commentary at CCEL) Calvin, Jean, The Covenant Enforced: Sermons on Deuteronomy 27 and 28 .

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