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Historical Dictionary of Calvinism (Historical Dictionaries by Stuart D.B. Picken

By Stuart D.B. Picken

Calvinism is called after sixteenth century Reformer, John Calvin whose total theology is contained in his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1559). Calvin's theology and ecclesiology supplied the basis upon which the Reformed church buildings of Europe have been equipped. It was once a accomplished and thoroughly expounded substitute to the doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church and used to be designed to reveal their weaknesses and current a view of the Christian religion that was once a reformed model of the outdated faith.

The Historical Dictionary of Calvinism relates the background of its founder John Calvin, the Reformed Church, and the effect that Calvinism has had within the sleek international besides an account of contemporary and modern advancements in the non secular, political, and social tradition it has created. this can be performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, an in depth bibliography, and over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on strategies, major figures, locations, actions, and classes. This e-book is a wonderful entry aspect for college students, researchers, and an individual eager to understand extra approximately Calvinism.

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