Light for the City: Calvin's Preaching, Source of Life and Liberty

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"Light of the City" introduces readers to a unique view of John Calvin's life and thought, one that not only challenges past readings of Calvin but also seeks to reinvigorate the role of preaching as proclamation for modern civic life. According to Lester DeKoster, the doctrine of predestination as preached by Calvin makes building the kingdom of God, rather than evangelism, the sole and highest calling of Christians. Calvin's indifference to missions was rooted in his understanding that predestination leaves evangelism ...

Light for the City: Calvin's Preaching, Source of Life and Liberty 2004, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802827807

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