INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, 1536 Edition
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the Christian Religion
This book is a
re-publication of the first version of Calvin's Institutes, published when Calvin
was just twenty-seven years old; what is commonly known as the Institutes today
is the later, and much expanded, 1559 version.
The back cover states that this
edition of the 1536 version "will interest general readers who wish to better
understand the earliest expression of Calvin's theology, as well as scholars who wish to
pursue further research."
396 pages; 6" x 9"
Preface to the Revised Edition, M.
Preface to the First Edition, Ford
Introduction, Ford Lewis Battles
Epistle Dedicatory to Francis, King of the French
- The Law: Containing an
Explanation of the Decalogue
- Faith: Containing an
Explanation of the Creed (Called Apostolic)
- Prayer: With an Exposition
of the Lord's Prayer
- The Sacraments
- The Five False Sacraments
- Christian Freedom,
Ecclesiastical Power, and Political Administration
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