Calvin's Tormentors: Understanding the Conflicts That Shaped the Reformer
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Calvin’s Tormentors offers a unique approach to John Calvin by introducing the individuals and groups who, through their opposition to Calvin’s theology and politics, helped shape the reformer, his theology, and his historical and religious legacy.

Respected church historian Gary Jenkins details how the polemical struggles that dominated the Reformation characterized Calvin to such a degree that understanding his interlocutors helps to better understand Calvin himself in all his foibles, frailties, brilliance, and candor. Jenkins shows how Calvin had to defend or rethink his theology in light of his tormentors’ challenges and reveals Calvin as a subtle thinker whose intellectual life wore the marks of the controversies he endured, giving readers a more nuanced view of Calvin’s life and thought. The book highlights the central theological ideas of the Swiss Reformation and introduces figures and movements often excluded from standard texts, making it an outstanding textbook for courses on Calvin and the Protestant Reformation.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2018
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0801098335
ISBN-13: 9780801098338

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This book offers a unique approach to Calvin by introducing the individuals and groups who, through their opposition to Calvin's theology and politics, helped shape the Reformer, his theology, and his historical and religious legacy. Respected church historian Gary Jenkins shows how Calvin had to defend or rethink his theology in light of his tormentors' challenges, giving readers a more nuanced view of Calvin's life and thought. The book highlights the central theological ideas of the Swiss Reformation and introduces figures and movements often excluded from standard texts.

Author Bio

Gary W. Jenkins (PhD, Rutgers University) is Van Gorden Chair in History at Eastern University in St. David's, Pennsylvania, where he has taught for over twenty years. He is the author of John Jewel and the English National Church and numerous articles.

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