Bruce Gordon


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Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History

http://divinity.yale.edu/gordon
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Denomination: Presbyterian

A native of Canada, Bruce Gordon taught from 1994 to 2008 at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, where he was professor of modern history and deputy director of the St Andrews Reformation Studies Institute. His research focuses on European religious cultures of the late-medieval and early modern periods, with a particular interest in the Reformation in German-speaking lands. He is the author of Calvin (Yale University Press, 2009), a biography that seeks to put the life of the influential reformer in the context of the sixteenth-century world. It is a study of Calvin’s character, his extensive network of persona
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Calvin

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John Calvin's "Institutes o...

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The Spirit of Attack: Fight...

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The Place of the Dead

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“There is no Road to Damascus moment, no flash of light; rather it is the story of a young man whose spiritual life was increasingly in conflict with the world around him. This is an early expression of Calvin as a stranger in a foreign land.”
Bruce Gordon, Calvin

“John Calvin had labored for more than twenty years to find that 'order,' an explanation of Christian doctrine that not only instructed readers in the faith but also moved their hearts and minds to accept the truth of the Gospel. Through those years of writing, revision, and additions, Calvin created one of the great books of his age." Bruce Gordon ‪#‎CalvinsInstitutes‬”
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