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Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Jeffrey Mallinson


This book investigates the direction of religious epistemology under a chief architect of Calvinism (1519–1605). The book contends that Theodore Beza consolidated his tradition by balancing the subjective and objective aspects of faith and knowledge. Making use of new editions of Beza's class notes and correspondence, and examining the theological ideas found in Beza's long-neglected New Testament annotations, this study clarifies the thought of Calvin's successor. The nature of Protestant scholasticism and the relationship between faith and philosophy are observed in context, rather than from ... More

Keywords: religious epistemology, Calvinism, Theodore Beza, Protestant scholasticism, faith, philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199259595
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey Mallinson, author
Assistant Professor of History and Religion at Union College, Kentucky