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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This is the new and definitive English-language edition of one of the monumental works of the Christian church.About the Author:
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, 1986. Softcover. Book Condition: Fair. 396 pages. Creasing and wear to the covers; a couple tears to the spine; bumped corners; still a solid reading copy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Theology & Religion; ISBN: 0005999952. ISBN/EAN: 9780005999950. Inventory No: 148155. Bookseller Inventory # 148155
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: Very Good. 2nd Edition. Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion was first published in Basel in 1536. This edition was translated into English by Battles in 1975 with extensive notes and references. Gently used condition, the page edges have darkened somewhat. All proceeds from this sale go to Oxfam. Bookseller Inventory # 004452
Book Description Collins, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020005999952