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German Calvinism in the Confessional Age The Covenant Theology of Caspar Olevianus by Lyle D. Bierma

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Published by Baker Book House .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Covenant theology,
  • Individual Theologians And Their Works (General),
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Olevian, Caspar,,
  • Christianity - Theology - Protestant,
  • Germany,
  • Christianity - History - Protestant,
  • Olevian, Caspar,
  • Calvinism,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • 16th century,
  • 1536-1587

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7845431M
ISBN 100801021111
ISBN 109780801021114

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[First edition] originally published by Baker Book House in under the title: German Calvinism in the confessional age: the covenant theology of Caspar Olevianus. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction --Continental reformed background --Olevianus and the covenant of grace --Covenat or covenants? Eventually, Brandenburg would become a bi-confessional state, allowing for both Lutheranism and Calvinism, and the Electors of Brandenburg often advocated for their persecuted Calvinist brethren. In , the Thirty Years' War broke out, leading to a tumultuous time for the German Reformed. Invading Roman Catholics besieged Heidelberg in German Calvinism in the Confessional Age: The Covenant Theology of Caspar Olevianus An Introduction to the Heidelberg Catechism: Sources, History, and Theology (Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought). Mention the word “Calvinism” and you’re likely to get some strong negative responses. Most of these responses sadly will be a caricature of the position based on misunderstandings that people have about Calvinism. In For Calvinism by Dr. Michael Horton, J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California seeks to deal with .

  It also comes to mind that there is a book on Olevianus and his covenant views, "German Calvinism in the Confessional Age: The Covenant Theology of Caspar Olevianus", published a few years ago by Baker, that I really found useful. I have now finished the second book, For Calvinism () by Michael Horton. Before I proceed, I should confess a few biases. First, as I have studied, the Calvinistic understanding of God's sovereignty in salvation makes more sense to me than the Arminian position defended by Roger Olson in Against Calvinism/5(61).   David E. Alexander and Daniel M. Johnson, eds. Calvinism and the Problem of Evil. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, pp. £/$ See note at the end for publication of this review elsewhere. In the book, Calvinism and the Problem of Evil, David E. Alexander and Daniel M. Johnson, eds., have collected a group of first-rate scholars to evaluate claims for .   7. The Dark Side of Calvinism. In The Dark Side of Calvinism, the author, George Bryson, interacts with the writings of the “new-Calvinist” heavyweights such as R.C. Sproul, John Piper and John MacArthur, which goes to make this page work particularly useful. The format of the book is as follows: each of the 5 points of Calvinism is.