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calvin studies society publications:

2005 Colloquia
Calvin Studies Society Papers
Calvin Studies X and XI
2000, 2002

"Calvin, Beza and Later Calvinism"

Papers Presented at the 15th Colloquium of the Calvin Studies Society
April 7-9, 2005
Calvin Theological Seminary and
the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies, Grand Rapids, MI

“Calvin, Beza and the Defense of Marriage in the Sixteenth Century”
by Christopher Elwood
A Response by Herman J. Selderhuis

“The Journey Toward Geneva”
Theodore Beza's Conversion, 1535-1548
by Scott M. Manetsch
A Response by Jon Balserak

The "Crisping Pins of AntiChristian Fashions"
The Politics of Reformed Worship in the 1630’s and the 1640’s
by Carl R. Trueman
A Response by Daniel Eppley

“Word against Image”
A Reconsideration of Calvin's View on the Role of Art in Worship
by Michael Monheit
A Response by Darlene Flaming

“Calvin’s Concern with Certainty in the Context of the Sixteenth Century”
by Susan E. Schreiner
A Response by John L. Thompson

“Hardened Hearts, Hardened Words”
Calvin, Beza and the Trajectory of Signification
by Thomas J. Davis
A Response by R. Scott Clark

“A Matter of Substance”
Theodore Beza to Rene Descartes
by Jill P. Raitt
A Response by Otto H. Selles

"John Calvin and the Interpretation of Scripture"

Preface by Charles Raynal

Papers Presented at
The 10th Biennial Calvin Colloquium January 28-29, 2000

“Faith between God and the Devil”
Calvin's Doctrine of Faith as Reflected in his Commentary on the Psalms
by Herman Selderhuis, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

“The Legacy of Peter Martyr and the Martyr Translation Project”
by Frank James, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL

“A Tale of Two Simultaneities”
Justification and Sanctification in Calvin and Barth
by George Hunsinger, Barth Project, Princeton Theological Seminary

“The Sealing with the Holy Spirit in Bucer and Calvin”
by Willem van’t Spijker, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

“The Irony of Contemporary Presbyterian Worship”
by Darryl Hart, Westminster Theological Seminary

Papers Presented at
The 11th Biennial Calvin Colloquium March 1-2, 2002

“Calvin's Commentary and Sermons on Acts 1-7"
A Comparison
by David F. Wright, Professor of Ecclesiastical History, New College, Edinburgh

“Calvin's Sermons on Ephesians”
Expounding and Applying Scripture
by Randall Zachman, Professor of Historical Theology, Notre Dame University

“John Calvin and the Sensus Literalis”
by Richard Burnett, Interim Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Waynesville, NC

“John Calvin's Non-Literal Interpretation of Scripture”
On Allegory
by Gary Neal Hansen, Assistant Professor of Church History, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

“Calvin and Patterns of Identity in Reformed Theology”
by Merwyn Johnson, Professor of Theology, Erskine Theological Seminary

 “The Role of Scripture in Calvin's Doctrine of Justification”
by Anthony N. S. Lane, Professor of Historical Theology, London School of Theology

2003 Colloquia
Calvin Studies Society Papers

Papers Presented at the 14th Colloquium of the Calvin Studies Society
May 22-24, 2003
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana

Edited by David Foxgrover

"Calvin And The Company of Pastors"

"These Holy Men"
Calvin's Patristic Models for Establishing the Company of Pastors;
by Irena Backus
A Response by A. N. S. Lane

"The Congrégation"
An In-Service Training Center for Preachers to the People of Geneva;
by Erik A. deBoer
A Response by G. Sujin Pak

"A Tale of Three Churches"
Parishes and Pastors in Basel, Strasbourg, and Geneva;
by Amy Nelson Burnett
A Response by Gary Hansen

"Calvin and Erasmus on Pastoral Formation"
by Laurel Carrington

"The Apostolic and Pastoral Office"
Theory and Practice in Calvin's Geneva;
by Darlene K. Flaming
A Response by Thomas J. Davis

"Calvin's Exegetical Understanding of the Office of Pastor"
by R. Ward Holder
A Response by Tom Trinidad

"Pastors in the French and Hungarian Reformed Churches"
Two Models of Reform;
by Glenn S. Sunshine

2001 Colloquia
Calvin Studies Society Papers

Papers Presented at the 13th Colloquium of the Calvin Studies Society
May 24-26, 2001
Calvin Theological Seminary
The H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies
Grand Rapids, Michigan

"Calvin And The Church"

"Calvin and State in Calvin's Geneva"
by William G. Naphy

"Acting on Calvin's Ideas"
The Church in France; by Raymond A. Mentzer
A Response by Glenn S. Sunshine

"Church on Stage"
Calvin's Dynamic Ecclesiology; by Herman J. Selderhuis
A Response by H. Ward Holder

"Calvin, the Church and Ethics"
by Guenther (Gene) Haas
A Response by Arie G. Griffioen

"The Polemic Against Calvin"
The Origins and Consequences of Historical Reputation; by Merilynne Robinson

"He Who IS Not Capable of One Is Not Capable of the Other"
Calvin, Baptism and Excommunication in Sixteenth-Century Geneva; by Karen E. Spierling
A Response by Elsie Anne McKee

"Children and the Church in Calvin's Geneva"
by Barbara Pitkin
A Response by I. John Hesselink

1999 Colloquia
Calvin Studies Society Papers

Papers Presented at the 12th Colloquium of the Calvin Studies Society
April 22-24, 1999
Union Theological Seminary

"The Legacy of John Calvin"

"Calvin's Academic and Educational Legacy"
by Karin Maag
A Response by W. Fred Graham

"Calvin's Exegetical Legacy"
His Reception and Transmission of Text and Tradition; by John L. Thompson
A Response by Barbara Pitkin

"Calvin's Ethical Legacy"
by Merwyn S. Johnson

"Preaching and Presence"
Constructing Calvin's Homiletical Legacy; by Thomas J. Davis
A Response by Randall C. Zachman

"Calvin's Socio-Political Legacy"
Collective Government, Resistance to Tyranny, Discipline; by Robert M. Kingdon
A Response by Jeannine E. Olson

"Images and Themes in Calvin's Theology of Liturgy"
One Dimension of Calvin's Liturgical Legacy; by John D. Witvliet
A Response by R. Ward Holder

"Constructing Tradition"
Schleiermacher, Hodge and the Theological Legacy of John Calvin; by B. A. Gerrish
A Response by Philip W. Butin


"Calvin and the Dilemma of Hypocrisy"
by William J. Bouwsma

"The Law in John Calvin's Ethics"
by William F. Keesecker

"Calvin's Conversion to Teachableness"
by Wilhelm H. Neuser

"Persuasion in Calvin's Theology: Implications for His Ethics"
by E. David Willis

"Calvin and the Sixth Commandment"
by Daniel A. Augsburger

"A Scrap of Bread and a Right Conscience"
by David Foxgrover


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