John Calvin: A Biography   -     By: T.H.L. Parker
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Westminster John Knox Press / 2007 / Paperback

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In this revised edition of his definitive biography, Parker explores Calvin's achievements against the backdrop of the turbulent times in which he lived. Clear explanations of the reformer's theology, critical analyses of his major works, and insights into his preaching bring to life the quiet "timid scholar" whose ideas took Europe by storm. 224 pages, softcover from Westminster/John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2007
ISBN: 0664231810
ISBN-13: 9780664231811
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John Calvin was one of the most important leaders of the sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation. In this revision of his major biography, T. H. L. Parker explores Calvin's achievement against the backdrop of the turbulent times in which he lived. With clear and concise explanations of Calvin's theology, analyses of his major works, and insights into his preaching, this definitive biography brings this crucially important reformer and his world to life for readers.

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T. H. L. Parker was a widely respected authority on Calvin's life and thought. He was Reader in Theology at the University of Durham in England.

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