Calvin Seminar


Program Masters
Field of Study History
Class# H-401

This history course studies Calvin and the Institutes of the Christian Religion within the broader context of the Reformations of the sixteenth century. The course consists of a close reading of the1559 Institutes, with attention to issues of biography, polemics, spirituality, theological and rhetorical method, ecumenism, and the dynamics of Calvin’s calling and his associations with other Reformers, especially Luther, Zwingli, and Bucer.