Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Considering the engagement : an introduction. Overview and scope ; Three introductory conclusions ; The structure of the Institutes ; A word on the minister of the Word Book I : God the Creator. Introduction to Book I ; God's creation ; God's providence ; Conclusions to Book I Book II : God the Redeemer. Introduction to Book II ; Sin : how total is depravity? ; The Gospel and the law ; The person of Christ ; The work of Christ ; Mysticism and deification : two disavowals ; The narrative of faith ; Conclusions to Book II Book III : the faithful person(s). Introduction to Book III ; The work of the Holy Spirit in faith ; Sanctification through faith ; The Christian life of faith ; Justification by faith ; Prayer : the exercise of faith ; Predestination : the certainty of faith ; Resurrection : the victory of faith ; Conclusions to Book III Book IV : the faithful community. Introduction to Book IV ; The order of the Church ; The sacraments of the Church ; The state and the Church ; Conclusions to Book IV Breaking off the engagement : a conclusion Calvin's method in theology : an excursus. Introduction ; Calvin and reason ; Calvin and experience ; Conclusion.
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Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press,