336. „Calvin’s Doctrine of the ‚Civil Government‘: Its Orienting Power in Pluralism and Globalization“

„Calvin’s Doctrine of the ‚Civil Government‘: Its Orienting Power in Pluralism and Globalization“, in: Calvin Today: Reformed Theology and the Future of the Church, London u. New York: T&T Clark, 2011, 206-214.

The following thoughts on Calvin and the strengths of reformed theology do not aim at a decision for the one or the other “image of his character”. Rather, they are meant to help us understand the range of, and the tensions in Calvin’s personality and his activities. It is against this background that they intend to emphasize some groundbreaking theological insights at the end of his main work, insights which still today can be a model in the contexts of pluralism and the ecumene.

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