7820[Covenanted Reformation] Re: French Reformers
- Feb 17, 2003Hello Simon!
Three Volumes of Calvin's sermons en Francais ici
--- In email@example.com, Simon Padbury
> Dear ~Cathie~
> Doesn't matter where in the world, I'm just interested, for starters,
> in French Reformed literature. I can speak a little French (i.e., I
> would hesitate to say that I was fluent), and I can read French fairly
> well. If I could get hold of some French Reformed literature I would
> have more incentive to improve. I also have a Louis Segond (slightly
> revised) French Bible, which I read -- the one that the Trinitarian
> Bible Society produce, though they are currently trying to make a more
> accurate one.
> There are two reasons why I a interested in aquiring French Reformed
> literature. One is that, following contact made during our pastor's
> open-air preaching, sometimes we have African Francophone refugees
> come to our church. We struggle to accommodate them, with myself in
> the vanguard, but so far they move on after a few weeks, looking for a
> 'happy-clappy' church. They enjoy the fact that we have long sermons
> (by todays standards; no-one falls asleep out of any windows!), but
> they detest (or I should say, deteste) exclusive Psalmody. We'd be a
> long way off producing our own tracts in French, so I'm on the prowl
> for some. BTW, does anybody know where I could get a Genevan Psalter?
> I'm serious!
> Another reason is that, should the Lord grant me an arrow in my
> quiver, or more, a vine or more around my table (you get the picture),
> my wife and I hope to home-educate. It sould please my heart indeed to
> have my little saplings reading Jean Cauvin en Francais!!!
> Best regards,
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