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Political Grace: The Revolutionary Theology of John Calvin

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In this exploration of John Calvin's political thought, Roland Boer treats Calvin as a biblical scholar and political philosopher, showing us elusive aspects of Calvin's "Institutes." Boer investigates Calvin's careful thinking in the "Institutes" as well as in his biblical commentaries, pursuing Calvin's understanding of political freedom.

Boer also explores Calvin's views
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Paperback, 148 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Westminster John Knox Press
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David
I like this fresh angle on Calvin, exploring some of the revolutionary aspects of his thought that even he couldn't bring himself to face. Found this through Boer's interesting blog, Stalin's Moustache.
David True
A quick and provocative read for anyone interested in Calvin, theology, and politics.
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