John Calvin and Evangelical Theology: Legacy and Prospect: In Celebration of the Quincentenary of John Calvin

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-10-30
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp

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This latest offering by noted theologian Sung Wook Chung examines the ways in which John Calvin continues to impact the global evangelical movement in the twenty-first century. This useful collection is perhaps most distinguished by the diversity of its contributors. Literally spanning the globe, the group of scholars whose work is included represents a wealth of viewpoints from various traditions including Dutch neo-Calvinism, the French Reformed tradition, Scottish-American Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Congregationalism, the Baptist tradition, Calvinist Dispensationalism, Asian Reformed tradition, African American Reformed tradition, and Latin American Evangelicalism. Together, they offer an enlightening glimpse into the historical Calvin and project that understanding on the evangelical movement of the future.

Author Biography

Sung Wook Chung is Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Denver Seminary in Colorado. He is the author of Admiration and Challenge: Karl Barth's Theological Relationship with John Calvin and the editor of Christ, the One and Only: A Global Affirmation of the Uniqueness of Jesus Christ.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Knowing God: Calvin's Understanding of Revelationp. 1
Calvin on the Trinityp. 32
Calvin on Creation and Providencep. 43
Calvin's Theological Anthropologyp. 66
From Ordered Soul to Corrupted Nature: Calvin's View of Sinp. 85
Calvin on the Cross of Christp. 107
Calvin, the Theologian of the Holy Spiritp. 128
Calvin on Justification in Evangelical and Ecumenical Perspectivep. 142
Taking Up Our Cross: Calvin's Cross Theology of Sanctificationp. 163
Election, Predestination and the Mission of Godp. 181
Calvin's Ministry in Geneva: Theology and Practicep. 199
Exploring the Usefulness of Calvin's Socio-Political Ethics for the Majority Worldp. 219
"A Pearl and a Leaven": John Calvin's Critical Two Kingdoms Eschatalogyp. 242
Calvin and Religionsp. 266
Indexp. 284
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