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Institutes of the Christian Religion

Institutes of the Christian Religion

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Classicin Reformed Theology by John Calvin
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The Institutes of the Christian Religion
by
John Calvin
About The Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
The Institutes of the Christian Religion
Title:
http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/institutes.html
URL:
Calvin, John (1509-1564)
Author(s):
Beveridge, Henry (Translator)
Christian Classics Ethereal Library, Grand Rapids, MI
Publisher:
Public Domain
Rights:
2002-08-31
Date Created:
Jon Van Hofwegen (Markup)
Contributor(s):
All; Classic; Theology
CCEL Subjects:
BX9420 .I65
LC Call no:
Christian Denominations
LC Subjects:
Protestantism
Post-Reformation
Other Protestant denominations
Reformed or Calvinistic Churches
Table of Contents
p. ii
About This Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 1
Title Page. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 2
Prefaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 2
PREFACE TO THE ELECTRONIC EDITION.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 2
INTRODUCTION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 4
THE PRINTERS TO THE READERS.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 5
THE ORIGINAL TRANSLATOR\u2019S PREFACE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 8

PREFATORY ADDRESS TO HIS MOST CHRISTIAN MAJESTY, THE MOST MIGHTY AND ILLUSTRIOUS MONARCH, FRANCIS, KING OF THE FRENCH, HIS SOVEREIGN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

p. 21
THE EPISTLE TO THE READER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 22
SUBJECT OF THE PRESENT WORK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 23
EPISTLE TO THE READER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 24
METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT,OR SUBJECT OF THE WHOLE WORK.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 27
GENERAL INDEX OF CHAPTERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 30
INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 30
BOOK FIRST. - OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD THE CREATOR. . . . .
p. 30
ARGUMENT. .....................................
p. 30
CHAPTER 1. - THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD AND OF OURSELVES
MUTUALLY CONNECTED. \u2014NATURE OF THE CONNECTION.. . . .
p. 32
CHAPTER 2. - WHAT IT IS TO KNOW GOD,\u2014TENDENCY OF THIS
KNOWLEDGE.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 34
CHAPTER 3. - THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD NATURALLY IMPLANTED
IN THE HUMAN MIND.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 36
CHAPTER 4. - THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD STIFLED OR CORRUPTED,
IGNORANTLY OR MALICIOUSLY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 39
CHAPTER 5. - THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD CONSPICUOUS IN THE
CREATION, AND CONTINUAL GOVERNMENT OF THE WORLD.. . . .
p. 49
CHAPTER 6. - THE NEED OF SCRIPTURE, AS A GUIDE AND
TEACHER, IN COMING TO GOD AS A CREATOR. . . . . . . . . . . . .
p. 52

CHAPTER 7. - THE TESTIMONY OF THE SPIRIT NECESSARY TO GIVE FULL AUTHORITY TO SCRIPTURE. THE IMPIETY OF PRETENDING THAT THE CREDIBILITY OF SCRIPTURE DEPENDS ON THE JUDGMENT OF THE CHURCH.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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