Publisher's Description: John Calvin's The Institutes of the Christian Religion presents one of the most winsome, thought-provoking, spiritually inspiring, and hes vart-searching summations of Christian truth ever written. iAlthough works exist that either offer an analysis of Calvinews or serve as a guide to his Institutes, none fully s oshare the aim of J. Mark Beach's Piety's Wisdom. s Wisdwn work, PietyKeeping to the form, shape, and tenor of om offers busy pastors, seminarians, interested collegeCalvin students, and motivated laypersons a book that presents Calvin on his own terms. This summary can be used as an introduction to the Christian faith, as a primer for the study of Calvin, or a combination of each. While the book is suitable for individual study, the inclusion of study questions makes it an ideal tool for facilitating discussion in adult study groups.