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Calvin epub ebook

by Bernard Cottret

Calvin epub ebook

Author: Bernard Cottret
Category: Foreign Language Study & Reference
Language: French
Publisher: Payot (January 6, 1999)
ISBN: 2228891878
ISBN13: 978-2228891875
Rating: 4.8
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This is what Bernard Cottret accomplishes in his biography of John Calvin, now translated into English from the French. In doing so the book reminds us of the fascination of subjects we might too easily consider merely academic.

This is what Bernard Cottret accomplishes in his biography of John Calvin, now translated into English from the French. More historian than theologian, Cottret brings a useful objectivity to this study. Immensely influential in his own time (and in our own, almost 500 years later), this biography gives us the story of Calvin's life in its historical context and a succinct analysis of his theology.

Bernard Cottret, born in 1951 at near Paris, is a French Historian and literary scholar

Bernard Cottret, born in 1951 at near Paris, is a French Historian and literary scholar. Stemming from a family of artists and musicians, Bernard (Jean) Cottret is the son of Bernard Cottret (1923–2011) and Geneviève Aurel († 1999), classical singers and soloists. His only son Yann is also a musician.

Bernard Cottret’s most popular book is Calvin: A Biography. Ces reines qui ont fait l'Angleterre: De Boadicée à Élizabeth II by. Bernard Cottret. Histoire de l'Angleterre by.

This sterling new biography by Bernard Cottret opts for a Calvin "in movement," thus distinguishing itself from works that present Calvin as a man of relatively static character. The aim of this book is simply to recover the truth, or rather to reclaim the intelligibility of a man in his time

This sterling new biography by Bernard Cottret opts for a Calvin "in movement," thus distinguishing itself from works that present Calvin as a man of relatively static character. The aim of this book is simply to recover the truth, or rather to reclaim the intelligibility of a man in his time. This is a historian's Calvin, the work of a university professor who is neither a theologian nor an ordained minister.

Bernard Cottret dirige le département Lettres et Langues à l'université de ntin

Bernard Cottret dirige le département Lettres et Langues à l'université de ntin.

Title: Calvin: A Biography By: Bernard Cottret Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 396 Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Publication Date: 2000. Dimensions: . 0 X . 8 (inches) Weight: 1 pound 4 ounces ISBN: 0802831591 ISBN-13: 9780802831590 Stock No: WW831590. The large number of biographies attempted to date attest to this fact, many of which simply picture Calvin as a rigid fundamentalist or as a totalitarian who ruled Geneva with an iron hand. Such interpretations, however, are much too one-dimensional.

Cottret Bernard (EN). A major new authoritative and comprehensive biography, shedding new light on the life and personality of the great Reformer - and the milieu in which he lived and worked. Cottret's Calvin is not the 'static' theologian of earlier biographies, but a man of enormous vigour, constantly on the move in his thinking as well as in his life

Cottret examines Calvin's life chronologically and explores the thematic aspects of his persona-Calvin the . The whole history of Christianity is that of reading. The Bible is the book par excellence, the Book of books, but also a book containing other books, a multiple book.

Cottret examines Calvin's life chronologically and explores the thematic aspects of his persona-Calvin the polemicist, preacher and writer-and looks in greater depth at his foremost work, the "Institutes of the Christian Religion". The Bible plays a fundamental role. But divergent readings, differing emphases, and the exclusive endorsement of certain passages produce often-contradictory results.

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