John Calvin’s Pastoral Theology

by Rev. Marcus J. Serven Introduction: Why take time to consider the pastoral theology of the well-known reformer of Geneva, John Calvin (1509-1564)? People might reason, “Surely any distinguishing mark that Calvin has made on the Protestant church has diminished long...

Church and State

I. In the first place, there is a foundation laid for a friendly alliance between the Church and state, in the fact of the twofold character which Christ sustains of Head of the Church, and also of Head over all things to the Church. That civil government is an...