None however possessed the thoroughness or scholarly distinction of Calvin's work, which became both popular and vital to the growth of Protestantism as a Christian movement. Herein we discover a wide-ranging yet thorough text; readers are given a deep and measured explanation of Protestant doctrine, the errors identified in Catholicism, an identification of the differences which Protestantism has with the Holy Catholic church, and a call to action following the divine calling of Christ and God.
Its influence upon the subsequent founding and organization of the Protestant churches was profound, and the work continues to be referenced by scholars and historians to this day. The institutes of the christian religion is a landmark text in the history of Protestant Christianity, and is a crucial publication amidst the upheaval of the Reformation of the 16th century.
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Where other editions may omit, condense or otherwise abridge the words of John Calvin, this printing does no such thing. Based upon a 1581 reprint of thomas norton's original translation first published in 1561, we find here the original version of the English text in its entirety as published during John Calvin's lifetime.
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Berkhof's loyalty to the well-defined lines of the Reformed Faith, his concise and compact style and his up-to-date treatment have made this work the most important twentieth century compendium of Reformed Theology. His 'systematic theology' was his magnum opus, being revised and enlarged during his lifetime until it reached its present final form.
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