John Calvin and Theological Exegesis

Repost on John Calvin number six. Randall Zachman makes a great point in highlighting Calvin’s understanding of the relationship between Biblical exegesis/interpretation and “Sound theology”/dogma: . . . The Institutes and the commentaries are intended by Calvin to open access to Scripture for future pastors, whereas the catechism and the weekly sermons are meant to […]

Scared God Doesn’t Love Me …

Randall Zachman in his power-packed book The Assurance Of Faith: Conscience In The Theology Of John Calvin And Martin Luther is developing Martin Luther’s theology of conscience, embedded in his infamous theology of the cross. Without sketching the finer points leading to the quote I am about to share from Zachman, in this regard; let […]

Calvin's Sound Theology — Scripture Paradigm

Randall Zachman makes a great point in highlighting Calvin’s understanding of the relationship between Biblical exegesis/interpretation and “Sound theology”/dogma: . . . The Institutes and the commentaries are intended by Calvin to open access to Scripture for future pastors, whereas the catechism and the weekly sermons are meant to open access to Scripture for members […]