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The Institutes of the Christian Religion

By Calvin, John

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Introduction: By The Rev. John Murray, M.A., Th.M. - The publication in English of another edition of the opus magnum of Christian theology is an event fraught with much encouragement. Notwithstanding the decadence so patent in our present-day world and particularly in the realm of Christian thought and life, the publishers have confidence that there is sufficient interest to warrant such an undertaking. If this faith is justified we have reason for thanksgiving to God. For what would be a better harbinger of another Reformation than widespread recourse to the earnest and sober study of the Word of God which would be evinced by the readiness carefully to peruse The Institutes of the Christian Religion. Dr. B. B. Warfield in his admirable article, ?On the Literary History of the Institutes,? has condensed for us the appraisal accorded Calvin?s work by the critics who have been most competent to judge. Among these tributes none expresses more adequately, and none with comparable terseness, the appraisal which is Calvin?s due than that of the learned Joseph Scaliger, ?Solus inter theologos Calvinus.?

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Table of Contents About This Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. ii Title Page. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 1 Prefaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 2 PREFACE TO THE ELECTRONIC EDITION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 2 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 2 THE PRINTERS TO THE READERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 4 THE ORIGINAL TRANSLATOR?S PREFACE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 5 p. 8 PREFATORY ADDRESS TO HIS MOST CHRISTIAN MAJESTY, THE MOST MIGHTY AND ILLUSTRIOUS MONARCH, FRANCIS, KING OF THE FRENCH, HIS SOVEREIGN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE EPISTLE TO THE READER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 21 SUBJECT OF THE PRESENT WORK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 22 EPISTLE TO THE READER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 23 p. 24 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT,OR SUBJECT OF THE WHOLE WORK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GENERAL INDEX OF CHAPTERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 27 INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 30 BOOK FIRST. - OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD THE CREATOR . . . . . p. 30 ARGUMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 30 p. 30 CHAPTER 1. - THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD AND OF OURSELVES MUTUALLY CONNECTED. ?NATURE OF THE CONNECTION. . . . . p. 32 CHAPTER 2. - WHAT IT IS TO KNOW GOD,?TENDENCY 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

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