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Published: 12 October 2021

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780197553879

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Font of Pardon and New Life

John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Lyle D. Bierma

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • The first book-length treatment of Calvin's baptismal theology
  • Presents a significant new interpretation of the subject and points the way toward further research
  • Examines in detail the impact of Calvin's view of baptismal efficacy on the major Reformed confessions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries