Frances Turretin has been called the best expounder of the doctrine of the Reformed Church. This is the third of three volumes in the first complete edition of the Institutes to be published in the English language. In this volume, Turretin treats the church, the sacraments and the last things. This volume also includes indices to all three volumes, biographical sketches and more.
Treats the church, the sacraments, and the last things. Also includes indices, biographical sketches, and Benedict Pictet's funeral oration.
Francis Turretin (162387) has been called "the best expounder of the doctrine of the Reformed Church (Samuel Alexander), a marvelous synthesizer (Roger Nicole), and a towering figure among the Genevan Reformers (Leon Morris). His Institutio Theologiae Elencticae, first published In 167985, was the fruit of some thirty years teaching at the Academy of Geneva.
If every cup of cold water will receive its reward, my calculator cannot approximate the reward James T. Dennison will have for bringing so much of the very best spiritual food for the hungry children of God.
If ever a great theological work has been unjustly neglected it has been Francis Turretins masterful volumes on the whole of Christian doctrine. . . . I heartily . . . commend [them] to preachers, theological students and lay persons everywhere.
The larger availability in English of Turretins complete Institutes is a welcome contribution...
should prove to be a big step toward remedying the widespread neglect and misunderstanding, even misrepresentation, of seventeenth-century Reformed orthodoxy.
I am impressed anew with the true greatness of [Turretins] achievement. . . . One can find a very deep pastoral and devotional strain in Turretin. . . . wonderfully edifying teaching.