Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 April 2014

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198703259

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John Calvin as Sixteenth-Century Prophet

Jon Balserak

  • Innovatively explores Calvin's self-understanding as a prophetic figure
  • Sets out a revisionist reading of Calvin's approach to the French wars of religion
  • Examines Calvin's prayers which have received almost no attention from scholarship to date
  • Presents a careful contextual treatment of medieval understandings of prophecy