This reading includes Book 1, Chapters 1-2-3-4-5 to Section 10.
Book 1 is entitled 'The Knowledge of the God the Creator,' and this reading includes
Chapter 1: Connection between the Knowledge of God and Knowledge of Ourselves. Nature of the connection.
Chapter 2: What it is to Know God. Tendency of this Knowledge.
Chapter 3: The Human Mind naturally imbued with the Knowledge of God.
Chapter 4: This knowledge stifled or corrupted, ignorantly or maliciously.
Chapter 5: The Knowledge of God displayed in the fabric and constant Government of the Universe. [Sections 1-10 of 15 total sections.]
It would not be an exaggeration to say that Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion would be among the ten most influential writings in the history of the world. It is hard for us to imagine how far Calvin had come in his time, and, if you know the thought of his day, how much he has influenced our world.
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This man, undoubtedly the greatest of Protestant divines, and perhaps, after St. Augustine, the most perseveringly followed by his disciples of any Western writer on theology, was born at Noyon in Picardy, France, 10 July, 1509, and died at Geneva, 27 May, 1564.