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Hardcover
160 pages
Mar 2007
Reformation Trust

The Expository Genius of John Calvin

by Dr. Steven J. Lawson

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In The Expository Genius of John Calvin, Dr. Steven J. Lawson delves into the practices, commitments, and techniques that made John Calvin, the great Reformer of the sixteenth century, such an effective preacher during his long pastorate at Saint Pierre Cathedral in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Lawson identifies thirty-two distinctives of Calvinís preaching, providing comments from Calvinís writings, quotations from Reformation scholars, and examples from Calvinís own sermons to reinforce his points. In the end, Dr. Lawson finds in Calvin a strong model for expository preaching and calls on modern pastors to follow the Reformerís example.