An international array of major Calvin scholars considers aspects of Calvin's theological thought and influence. Historians as well as theologians present the major themes in his writings in addition to discussing the ways in which his thought spread and has increasing importance today.
Introduction; Part I. Calvin's Life and Context: 1. Calvin's life Alexandre Ganoczy, translated by David L. Foxgrover and James Schmitt 2. Calvin's Geneva William G. Naphy Part II. Calvin's Work: 3. Calvin's writings Wulfert de Greef 4. Calvin as a biblical interpreter John L. Thompson 5. Calvin's theology I. John Hesselink 6. Calvin's ethics Guenther H. Haas 7. Calvin's preaching Dawn De Vries 8. Calvin on Piety Joel R. Beeke 9. Calvin and social-ethical issues Jeannine E. Olson 10. Calvin and political issues William R. Stevenson, Jr. 11. Calvin's controversies Richard C. Gamble Part III. After Calvin: 12. The spread of Calvin's thought Andrew Pettegree 13. Calvin and Calvinism Carl R. Trueman 14. Calvin's heritage R. Ward Holder
Part IV. Calvin Today: 15. Calvin's role in church history David F. Wright 16. The place of Calvin in Christian theology B. A. Gerris 17. Calvin in ecumenical context Jane Dempsey Douglass 18. Calvin in context: current resources Karin Maag and Paul Fields