“Blogging the Institutes” is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin’s work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the 294 more words
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I have been reading through a recent publication of Calvin’s Institutes that was translated from his 1541 “French Edition”, which, when compared to the other extended Latin translations, proves to read more like a pastor and friend than a textbook, being that French was Calvin’s native tongue and that this edition was meant for a wider audience. 1,616 more words
I love philosophy, particularly political philosophy. Being a Christian does not mean that non-Christian thinkers offer nothing beneficial to me or mankind. But non-Christian thought lacks something that, as a believer, makes it insufficient. 375 more words
The heathen error of placing angels on the throne of God refuted.
1. By passages of Scripture.
10. It remains to give warning against the superstition which usually begins to creep in, when it is said that all blessings are ministered and dispensed to us by angels. 243 more words