Calvin and Culture: Exploring a Worldview

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  • Copyright: 2010-08-31
  • Publisher: Presbyterian & Reformed Pub Co
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No other Christian theology in the past five hundred years has affected our Western culture as deeply as the worldview of John Calvin. It extends far beyond theological disciplines, as demonstrated by the list of contributors and subjects below. Calvin has inspired a large number of Christians to apply his thought to every form of human endeavor: the influence of his worldview continues to this day. Book jacket.

Author Biography

David W. Hall is senior pastor of Midway Presbyterian Church in Powder Springs, Georgia. He is the general editor of the Calvin 500 series. Marvin Padgett is Editorial Vice-President of PR Publishing and lives in Franklin, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Abbreviationsp. xix
1929 and All That, or What Does Calvinism Say to Historians Searching for Meaning?p. 1
Law, Authority, and Liberty in Early Calvinismp. 17
The Arts and the Reformed Traditionp. 40
Calvin's Contributions to Economic Theory and Policyp. 69
Calvinism and Literaturep. 95
Calvin's Legacy in Philosophyp. 114
Calvin, Politics, and Political Sciencep. 142
Calvinism and Sciencep. 162
John Calvin's Impact on Businessp. 192
Calvin and Musicp. 217
Medicine: In the Biblical Tradition of John Calvin with Modern Applicationsp. 254
Calvin as Journalistp. 277
The Future of Calvinism as a Worldviewp. 293
Index of Scripturep. 307
Index of Subject and Namesp. 311
Contributorsp. 327
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