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Calvin at the Centre

Paul Helm

Abstract

Calvin at the Centre explores the impact of various ideas on the thought of John Calvin and also that of later theologians who were influenced by him. The book therefore calls into question the attitude that Calvin's views are purely biblical and unaffected by the particular intellectual circumstances in which he lived. It also provides reason for thinking that the relation between Calvin and Calvinism is more complex than is commonly believed. The focus is on philosophical ideas as they find a place within Calvin's theology, and the chapters are organized to reflect this, dealing in turn wit ... More

Keywords: common grace, compatibilism, intermediate state, knowledge of God, providence, Puritanism, Scripture, reason

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199532186
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532186.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Helm, author
Teaching Fellow, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada