David Hall has the inaugural post.
One of the bigger Calvinpalooza events in celebration of Calvin’s 500th birthday is the Calvin500 Conference in Geneva, Switzerland next summer.
Sometimes it seems as if every message we hear is shouted and that we’re supposed to think that everything that happens is “huge.” Some are and some aren’t.
Westminster Seminary California is very happy to begin the year-long birthday bash for our favorite Reformer, John Calvin (1509-1564). We’re doing so with a conference 16-17 January, on the WSC campus, Calvin’s Legacy: Reforming the Church Today.
They’re just $2.00 per address at The Bookstore at WSC.
One upside of the economic downturn.
It’s depressing that I don’t qualify (45 and under) but you might. Details here.
Bob Godfrey, President and Professor of Church History at WSC has an excellent new book out just in time for Calvin’s 500th birthday: John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor. I’ll review it in this space later this month or early next month, Dv. . . . Continue reading →
At Front Porch Republic.
The Calvin 500 planning committee has released the following revised schedule:
With no reference to our gracious Genevese hosts for the last 8 days I thought it would be fun to bring my experience of the 2009 Calvinpalooza to a close with a few more mundane observations. You know, of course, that Calvin . . . Continue reading →
at YT (HT: DGH)
Here (HT: David Hall)
Westminster Seminary California’s Bob Godfrey and the White Horse Inn’s Ken Jones are speaking at Glendale PCA on Saturday and Sunday. The schedule is here.
There’s a piece today on Calvin in the NYT. If you get to Geneva, be sure to visit the Museum of the Reformation, not far from St Pierre. It’s a fair piece and gives a sense of the ambivalence of the on . . . Continue reading →
The latest volume in the Calvin500 series is the publication of the conference papers delivered last summer in Geneva as part of the year-long celebration (Calvinpalooza) of John Calvin’s 500th birthday. This is a wide-ranging collection of essays by a diverse, international . . . Continue reading →