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Belloc on Calvin (2)

Taking seriously what writers like Belloc and Chesterton have to say about Protestantism is a little like pricking one’s ears up in earnest when Donald Trump begins to dilate upon immigrants and women. Still, many people do, so I return again to the quotation from Belloc’s The Great Heresies cited previously. If nothing else, it should […]

Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

Belloc on Calvin

Sometimes Hilaire Belloc writes about John Calvin. When he does, it is entertaining to watch, but only in the way in which Godfather III is entertaining to watch. One particularly egregious example comes in his book The Great Heresies. He writes: Though the iron Calvinist affirmations (the core of which was an admission of evil into the […]