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Calvin’s Preaching Bible – The Greek and Hebrew Text

I was listening to someone speak on John Calvin as a preacher and he pointed out something fascinating. We have many of Calvin’s sermons because he had 4 students who would take notes at every one of his sermons (the … Continue reading

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Why John Calvin is Such a Remarkably Contemporary Bible Commentator

I’m reading in his commentary on Jeremiah and came across this comment at Jeremiah 17.9,10, What is taught here depends on what is gone before; and therefore they ought to be read together. Many lay hold on these words and … Continue reading

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Marilynne Robinson, John Calvin, and Writing

This is an interesting article about Marilynne Robinson (one of my favorite writers and a genius!). She discusses how the writings of Calvin have impacted her own writing and makes the interesting claim that Calvinist Christianity made possible the modern … Continue reading

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Calvin and Hobbes and Big Business

Very funny, not to mention apropos!

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