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By Abd-el-Masih Istafanous,Elsie McKee

Calvin's Doctrine of Biblical Authority deals a profound new method of a long-debated subject. Istafanous attracts upon Calvin's twofold constitution concerning salvation to illumine the Reformer's twofold wisdom of God with specific specialise in biblical authority. In doing so, Istafanous offers Calvin's view of biblical authority framed inside of sleek discussions of suggestion.
In the 1539 version of the Institutes, and in all next variations, John Calvin provided justification and sanctification because the "twofold grace of God." He again and again taught this idea in all of his commentaries, sermons, and different writings. greater than the other reformer, Calvin used the "twofold grace" to specific the entire dating among justification and sanctification. within the definitive version of the Institutes (1559), Calvin brought the idea that of the "twofold wisdom of God." This framework has been thought of through many because the ordering precept of the Institutes and all of Calvin's theology.
Istafanous argues that the "twofold Grace" encouraged Calvin to introduce the concept that of the "twofold wisdom" in 1559. hence, the "twofold grace of God" presents the foremost to realizing the "twofold wisdom" particularly and Calvin's theology generally.

"This is a publication not just for students and theologians, despite the fact that, yet for all preachers and academics of the Gospel who've missionary and pastoral initiatives to meet. i think it's going to have a very precious contribution to make to the church this present day within the West in addition to within the East, for it directs us directly again to the authority of the notice of God himself because it sounds to us during the Bible."
--from the foreword by way of Thomas F. Torrance

"This very important ebook deals precious and transparent exposition of John Calvin's doctrine of biblical authority within the Institutes of the Christian faith. Drawing on insights from the Reformer's figuring out of the twofold grace of God, Istafanous explicates the intensity good judgment of Calvin's proposal relating to biblical authority. students, pastors, and scholars alike will make the most of Istafanous's major contribution to Calvin scholarship."
--Darren Kennedy
Professor of Theology
Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo

Abd-el-Masih Istafanous is Professor of Theology at Evangelical Theological Seminary, Cairo, Egypt. he's the writer of many books in Arabic and lots of articles in Arabic and English.

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