Title: Calvin and the Rhetoric of Piety (Columbia Series in Reformed Theology)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press November 1995
066422850X / 9780664228507
Seller ID: 113868
Throughout the years, biographers have depicted John Calvin in manifold ways. Serene Jones takes a fresh look at Calvin as she draws a compelling portrait of Calvin as artist, engaged in the classical art of rhetoric. According to Jones, this art was used knowingly and skillfully by Calvin to persuade and challenge his diverse audiences. Jones offers a rhetorical reading of the first three chapters of Calvin's "Institutes of the Christian Religion." What emerges is a truly original interpretation of Calvin and his work.