Calvin Archive

The Canons of Dort for Today

May 3, 2019

Undoubtedly this Synod and its Canons were vital to seventeenth century Calvinism theologically and ecclesiastically. But beyond providing a four-hundredth anniversary about which church historians can write, are the Canons actually valuable for Christians today? Not surprisingly, I answer that question with a resounding, Yes!

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Calvin and Reformed Ministry in Geneva

August 25, 2014

Office Hours talks with Dr. Scott Manetsch, Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School,  about John Calvin and the 16th century company of pastors. Dr. Manetsch's book, Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609, can be purchased here

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Calvin on the Christian Life: Interview with Dr. Michael Horton

March 31, 2014

Office Hours talks with Dr. Michael S. Horton about his new book, Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying God and Enjoying Him Forever.

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Calvin’s Theological Anthropology

September 19, 2011

How John Calvin understood, taught, and practiced his perspective on the human person.

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Reformation – Then and Now

June 1, 2011

An overview of the fundamental convictions of the Reformers and their continuing importance for the life of God's people and of our churches.

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Real Calvinism

July 27, 2010

It is essential to be concerned about both the head (sound doctrine) as well as the heart (the life of faith).

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Calvin500: Tributes to John Calvin

July 21, 2010

David Hall talks about the Calvin500 series, which he edited, and about the volume entitled Tributes to John Calvin.

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Calvin as Biblical Interpreter

May 1, 2009

Calvin was incredibly disciplined, insightful and thorough-proven in his extensive biblical commentaries.

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Calvin: Why He Still Matters

April 1, 2009

Calvin not only mattered in the religious and ecclesiastical spheres, but had an impact on many modern phenomena.

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Predestination and the Glory of God

February 1, 2008

We have been taught to pull ourselves up by our own bootstraps, but Paul says we must find refuge in Jesus Christ.

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Calvin and the Worship of God

April 1, 2007

It is ironic that many Reformed people today are either not acquainted with or do not follow Calvin's view of worship.

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Did Calvin’s Successors Distort his Doctrine of Predestination?

July 1, 2006

The assumption that Reformed theologians made predestination central resulted from a misunderstanding of scholastic method.

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Reforming the Church’s Singing

February 4, 1990

As we seek to reform the music of the church, we must try to do that – as Calvin did – in a biblical way.

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