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Review: Calvin

User Review  - 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

Review: Calvin

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

Review: Calvin

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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

Review: Calvin

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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

Review: Calvin

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