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Review: Calvin

User Review  - Jacob Stubbs - Goodreads

Dr. Gordon - the professor of the class in which I read this - writes an excellent biography of Calvin that is both measured and portrays Calvin in a very human light. Much like Alister McGrath's bio ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Fascinating, really. Aren't all biographies? Biographies are difficult to rate when I don't have easy access, nor the time, to see the relevant information. Ie how can I judge Bruce Gordon's account ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonathan Huggins - Goodreads

helpful for understanding the connections between the various Reformers, but not a very positive portrayal of Calvin himself. Read full review

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User Review  - Omar - Goodreads

I really enjoyed getting to learn about a man who has had such a profound impact on how I view Scripture. This biography is certainly worth the time and effort required to read it. I especially appreciated that Gordon not only showed us Calvin, but the era that helped form him. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Crigler - Goodreads

Published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of John Calvin's 1509 birth (not that he had any others), this biography is at once informative and absorbing. I am reviewing the Kindle edition of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

This was my first lengthy introduction to Calvin. It was amazing how influential he was/is throughout Europe. A good book, but with so many new people and places to track it took me a little longer ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steven Wedgeworth - Goodreads

Whoa! Mean Calvin! It ain't all pretty, but this is the most thorough work on Calvin's life. Read full review

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User Review  - Rhonda - Goodreads

While this is a superb and intricate history of the man, one gets to see him with all his warts, so to speak. This doesn't suggest that I have any less respect for John Calvin as either a theologian ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - deferredreward - LibraryThing

This book is not an easy read. However, in the end, it is a rewarding read. This book is hard to start out, as there is little recorded about Calvin's early life, and the author is interested in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Knox - Goodreads

Gordon reveals a Calvin who loved and hated; who believed in God's sovereignty and sometimes manipulated; whose powerful intellect contrasted his weak body. His ability to interpret the Bible is what ... Read full review


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