The Resource Sovereign grace : the place and significance of Christian freedom in John Calvin's political thought, William R. Stevenson, Jr

Sovereign grace : the place and significance of Christian freedom in John Calvin's political thought, William R. Stevenson, Jr

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Sovereign grace : the place and significance of Christian freedom in John Calvin's political thought
Title
Sovereign grace
Title remainder
the place and significance of Christian freedom in John Calvin's political thought
Statement of responsibility
William R. Stevenson, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Reformation thinker John Calvin had significant and unusual things to say about life in public encounter, things which both anticipate modern thinking and, says William Stevenson, can serve as important antidotes to some of modern thinking's broader pretensions. This study attempts to give a coherent picture of Calvin's political theory by following the stream that flows from his fascinating short essay, "On Christian Freedom," one chapter in the magisterial Institutes of the Christian Religion. Stevenson argues that a full examination of this essay yields not only a more thoroug
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
233.7
Index
index present
LC call number
BT809
LC item number
.S74 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Sovereign grace : the place and significance of Christian freedom in John Calvin's political thought, William R. Stevenson, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-195) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Note on Sources and Translations; Contents; Introduction: Why Calvin? Why Now?; PART I: The Irreducible, yet Partial, Individual; 1. The Irreducible Individual; 2. The Individual as Part of the Whole; PART II: Corporate Action, but under Judgment; 3. Action in the World; 4. Action under Judgment; PART III: Cultural Dissociation and the Tutelage of History; 5. Progress and Revolution; 6. Historical Pedagogy; Conclusion: Freedom as a Woven Cord, Sheathed in Sovereign Grace; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
Control code
ocn253007859
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195352290
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36399310
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)253007859
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