It’s the five-hundredth birthday of John Calvin (1509-1564). There will be a great lot of conferences. Bob Godfrey, Mike Horton, Hywel Jones, I and a cast of thousands are speaking at the Calvin500 Conference in Geneva in July, 09. Herman Selderhuis from . . . Continue reading →
The 2009 Faculty Conference this January 16 and 17. Info here. As I say every year, plan now. Register early. These conferences sell out and people are turned away. 2009 is Calvin’s 500th birthday year and we’re happy to do our part . . . Continue reading →
This bit of Calvinpalooza takes the cake. The follow up to this volume might be the Insulin of the Christian Religion (HT: Justin Taylor).
They’re just $2.00 per address at The Bookstore at WSC.
If you want to attend only the conference there is info on the Calvin500 blog.
The Calvinpalooza continues for 2009. Sober, Strict, and Scriptural: Collective Memories of John Calvin, 1800–2000 is a collection of essays considering how Calvin’s life, theology, and legacy were received in the modern period. Contributors include, in alphabetical order, R. Bryan Bademan, Patrick Cabanel, R. Scott . . . Continue reading →
Just picked up my copy of Elsie Anne McKee’s translation of the 1541 French edition of the Institutes. The WSC bookstore has it for $29.50 (& shipping). Click on the links or icons to order. I’m also excited about Machiel A. van . . . Continue reading →
The Calvinpalooza heads into the home stretch this summer. Modern Reformation has a special issue out this month focusing on you-know-whom. Mike has the lead essay. Excellent. There’s an appendix surveying the history of Calvin’s bad press. Dennis Tamburello (a Roman scholar) . . . Continue reading →
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 →
The Calvinpalooza continues. This conference features, among others, WSC graduate the Rev Dr Brian Lee (pastor of Christ Reformed URC, Washington, DC) and the Rev. Mr Steven Arrick (WSC board member), pastor of Covenant URC in Lancaster. Click on the Calvin pic . . . Continue reading →
A recent correspondent pointed me to a bulletin insert offered by the PCA Christian Education and Publications Committee. The theme of the insert is the “Reformation, Calvin, and Government.” There are two questions here. The first is historical, the second is pastoral . . . Continue reading →
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 →
Materials from the various Calvin conferences held in 2009 (the Calvinpalooza) continue to see the light of day. Most recent is Calvin for the 21st Century, a compilation of addresses given at a conference in Grand Rapids. Of particular interest is Ligon . . . 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 →