Even now, decades or centuries later, the brilliance of men like Calvin, Hodge and Spurgeon still speaks through the Crossway Classic Commentaries, which present the all-time best, written commentaries on individual books of the Bible. Each volume has been abridged and stylistically adapted for today's readers by series editors J.I. Packer and Mister McGrath, while careful...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published April 15th 1994 by Crossway Books
(first published 1975)
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Experiencing Calvin outside of his "Institutes" was phenomenal; he is as pastoral as he is theological. Calvin's exposition on the Gospel of John was as insightful and relevant as any modern commentary, and his exegetical and linguistic comments were helpful, perfectly sparse and not superfluous—the perfect blend of scholarly exegesis in combination with tender pastoral exhortation. This was truly a delight to work through, as Calvin's exposition on John is considered one of his best commentarie...more
John Calvin (10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564), né Jean Cauvin, was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. Originally trained as a humanist lawyer, he broke from the Roman Catholic Church around 1530. After religious tensions provoked a violent uprising against...moreMore about John Calvin...