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Author Gordon, Bruce, 1962-
Title Calvin / Bruce Gordon.
Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 7  92 C168 C    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 398 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [374]-383) and index.
Contents A French youth -- Among the princes of law -- 'At last delivered' : conversion and flight -- Exile in a hidden corner -- Violent reformations and tumult -- Discovering the church -- 'Lucid brevity' for the sake of the church : Romans -- Building Christ's church -- Calvin's world -- Healing Christ's body -- 'Since Calvin acts so bravely, why does he not come here?' : France -- The years of conflict -- 'There is no form of impiety that this monster has not raked up' -- Luther's heirs -- European reformer -- The 'perfecte schoole of Christe' -- Churches and blood : France -- Endings.
Subject Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564.
Reformers -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- Biography.
Theologians -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- Biography.
Reformation -- Switzerland -- Geneva.
Geneva (Switzerland) -- Church history -- 16th century.
ISBN 9780300120769 (alk. paper)
0300120761 (alk. paper)