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In this volume, John Calvin provides an engaging commentary on the first 23 chapters of Genesis. Regarded as one of the Reformation's best interpreters of scripture, Calvin is an apt commentator. In particular, he frequently offers his own translations of a passage, explaining the subtitles and nuances of his translation. He has a penchant for incorporating keen pastoral i ...more
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Feb 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Calvin, and commentators like him, are the reason that Spurgeon recommends that pastors read commentaries. Calvin carefully expounds and applies the text for his readers. Commentaries today tend to be highly technical works intended for reference, not for a straight-through reading. That ability to read straight through without losing a sense of the flow of the book is what makes Calvin so useful.
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Beautiful beautiful! Our reformed leader leads us to care for the earth God gave us! Presbyterian environmentalists rule! We must listen to them!
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Great stuff. There are a number of places where it's a bit dated but for the most part Calvin's theology powerfully rings true even hundreds of years later. ...more
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John Calvin, né Jehan Cauvin, re-translated from Latin Iohannes Calvinus into Jean Calvin in modern French, 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 reli ...more

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