This is the definitive English-language edition of one of the monumental works of the Christian church. All previous editions--in Latin, French, German, and English--have been collated; references and notes have been verified, corrected, and expanded; and new bibliographies have been added.The translation preserves the rugged strength and vividness of Calvin's writing, but also conforms to modern English and renders heavy theological terms in simple language. The result is a translation that achieves a high degree of accuracy and at the same time is eminently readable.Long recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars and students with modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian theological texts in history. Through these works--each written prior to the end of the sixteenth century--contemporary readers are able to engage the ideas that have shaped Christian theology and the church through the centuries.
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John T. McNeill was an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. He taught at Westminster Hall; Queen's University, Ontario; Knox College, Toronto; the University of Chicago; and Union Theological Seminary, New York. McNeill authored many books, and was one of the general editors of The Library of Christian Classics.
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Book Description COLLINS, LONDON, 1975. STIFF WRAPS. Book Condition: Good. STIFF WRAPS. THIS IS A GOOD UNMARKED COPY, BOUND IN WHITE PICTORIAL STIFF WRAPS, OF THIS SCARCE AND IMPORTANT VOLU,E.THE INSTITUTES OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION.1536 EDITION.385 PAGES IN WHITE STIFF WRAPS.NO MARKINGS.THIS IS THE ABRIDGED ONE VOL. EDITION Size: OCTAVO. BIBLE COMMENTARIES. Bookseller Inventory # MLGHX1385
Book Description Collins, London, 1986. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. lix 396pp paperback, book creased else clean and sound, text from the 1536 edition. Bookseller Inventory # 028172