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All Speech Far Transcending

Author: Jean Calvin

John Calvin (French: Jean Calvin, born Jehan Cauvin: 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) 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 Protestants in France, Calvin fled to Basel, Switzerland, where he published the first edition of his seminal work Institutes of the Christian Religion in 1536. In that year, Calvin was recruited by William Farel to help reform the church in Geneva. The city council resisted the implementation of Calvin's and Farel's id… Go to person page >

Paraphraser: Ford Lewis Battles

Battles, Ford Lewis. (Erie, Pennsylvania, 1915--Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1979). West Virginia University, B.A.; Tufts College, M.A. Studied at Oxford with C.S. Lewis as a Rhodes Scholar. Air Force Intelligence during World War II, and taught English at West Virginia University before completing his Ph.D. in church history at Hartford Seminary. Professor of church history at Hartford from 1950 to 1967, and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary from 1967 to 1978, and then Calvin Theological Seminary. --Seminary News, Calvin Theological Seminary, including all addresses given at his funeral. DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All speech far transcending
Title: All Speech Far Transcending
Paraphraser: Ford Lewis Battles (1970)
Author: Jean Calvin
Meter: 6.5.6.5 D
Language: English
Copyright: Words by Ford Lewis Battles used by permission

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