Annotated Bibliography -- By: John H. Armstrong
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Armstrong, William Park, editor. Calvin and the Reformation. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980. A reprint of a famous 1909 work which includes essays by Emile Doumergue, August Lang, Herman Bavinck, and Benjamin Warfield.
* Battles, Ford Lewis. Robert Benedetto, editor. Interpreting John Calvin. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996. A very important anthology of some of the most important work done on John Calvin by one of the most important Calvin scholars of the twentieth century.
* Battles, Ford Lewis. Analysis of the Institutes of the Christian Religion. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980. Perhaps the most useful guide to the classic work of Calvin available. Highly recommended.
Bavinck, Herman. Geerhardus Vos, translator. Calvin and Common Grace. n.p. A monograph that is rare and quite helpful.
Berthoud, Jean-Marc. “John Calvin and the Spread of the Gospel in France” in Fulfilling the Great Commission. London: The Westminster Conference, 1992, 1–53.
* Bouwsma, William. J. John Calvin: A Sixteenth-Century Portrait. New York: Oxford, 1988. One of the most important modem biographies. Highly recommended.
Bowen, David Anderson. “John Calvin’s Ecclesiological Adiaphorism: Distinguishing the ‘Indifferent,’ the ‘Essential,’ and the ‘Important’ in his Thought and Practice
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1547–1559” Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Vanderbilt University, 1985.
Bratt, John H., editor. The Rise and Development of Calvinism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1959. Five essays with two of the most important by John Bratt, the editor.
Bratt, John H. The Life and Teachings of John Calvin: A Study Manual. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1958. A small guide designed for group study of Calvin and his thought.
Bratt, John H., editor. The Heritage of John Calvin. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1973. A series of lectures originally given at Calvin College. Some very important material by good writers.
Butin, Philip Walker. Revelation, Redemption & Response: Calvin’s Trinitarian Understanding of the Doctrine of Human Relationship. New York: Oxford, 1995. An important historical theology that is part of the modern reassessment of Calvin.
Calvin, John. Concerning Scandals. John W. Fraser, translator. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1978. The first modern edition of a tract written in 1550 to address various obstacles which hinder people in the course of accepting the ...
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