By Joel R. Beeke

ISBN-10: 1601780842

ISBN-13: 9781601780843

Calvin for the twenty first Century is an edited compilation of the stimulating addresses given on the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary’s annual convention in August 2009, at Grand Rapids, Michigan. The publication features a wealth of knowledge and functional functions approximately tips to use Calvin’s concept in our not easy day. themes comprise Calvin on preaching Christ from the previous testomony, missions, the church, Scripture, the Spirit’s paintings, redemption, ethics, believers’ advantages, the early church, reprobation, marriage, and reforming the church. A spotlight is Ligon Duncan’s bankruptcy on “The Resurgence of Calvinism in America.” The e-book concludes with a precis bankruptcy via the editor, Joel Beeke, who expounds twelve purposes Calvin is critical for us this present day. extra writers comprise Jerry Bilkes, Michael Haykin, Nelson Kloosterman, David Murray, Joseph Pipa, Neil Pronk, Donald Sinnema, Derek Thomas, and Cornel Venema.

If you could have the funds for just one of the books released on Calvin that honored the five hundredth anniversary of his delivery, this is often the only to get! Written at laypeople’s point, and holding a style of the spoken variety, it's informative, stimulating, and practical.

"This fantastic anthology of essays exploring the relevance of John Calvin for our instances is strictly what we're coming to anticipate from the trustworthy, burgeoning Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary and their faculty—a powerful mixture of mature scholarship from hearts rapidly and basically provided to God. those essays, from the most profitable North American meetings through the 2009 Calvin Quincentenary cycle, additionally include one of many most interesting literary choices at the topic. Readers are given a professional creation to Calvin as exegete, reformer, preacher, theologian, chief, missionary, ethicist, and to his enduring impression. it's a excitement to learn, it comprises nice examine, and it depicts the sensible aspect of Calvin splendidly. i'm happy to commend it heartily to a studying public, who veritably will notice extra approximately Calvin in years to come from essays of this caliber. Volumes, meetings, and leaders like those will improve that a lot wanted restoration. additionally, it provides a Calvin who's a lot more durable to hate or ignore—perhaps making this ebook and its proposal as harmful and influential as Calvin’s." - David Hall

"2009 used to be the 12 months of the five hundredth Anniversary of the start of John Calvin and through the global the chance used to be seized to recollect the good achievements of this guy who enjoyed God, and inform them to whoever could pay attention. This e-book of essays reminds us of the richness of Calvin’s accomplishments and the fruit of his labors, his target being the pervasive reformation of private and ecclesiastical lifestyles within the mild of the Scriptures and therefore to affect the realm. How nice used to be his imaginative and prescient of existence lived lower than the notice of God; each one of those essays casts its gentle on Calvin’s numerous surprising accomplishments. They clarify and commend Calvin warmly, and take us past the Reformer to the God of the Reformer." - Geoff Thomas

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