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Calvinus Tyrannus Redivivus

R. Scott Clark of Westminster Seminary California has updated a post about the accusation of tyranny against Calvin and the “theocracy” of Geneva. But as Matthew Tuininga points out, even though valid there’s only so much that such contextualization and tu quoque can do. Thus, writes Tuininga, “I do think more needs to be said than […]

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The Servetus Thing

Davey Henreckson, guest-posting at Political Theology, considers whether Calvin is really a Whig who simply suffered intellectually irrelevant bouts of political dyspepsia, as Dr Witte seems to want him to have been, or not. The first post is here, and the second here. We ourselves briefly dealt with Dr Witte’s construal of Calvin in our […]