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  • timmopussycat <timmopussycat@yahoo.ca>
    Thanks to all who found it for me. Tp ... Martin. ... Christian ... students ... both have ... unfaltering ... religion in all ... not ... ascertain ... what
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      Thanks to all who found it for me.
      Tp
      --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "Gary Gearon"
      <GGearon@p...> wrote:
      > This certainly looks like what Jason was talking about... Thanks
      Martin.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Martin" <paleopuritan@h...>
      > To: <covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 1:10 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: A question for Gary
      >
      >
      > > >From the epistle to the reader from Calvin's Institutes of the
      Christian
      > > Religion:
      > > "I may add, that my object in this work was to prepare and train
      students
      > of
      > > theology for the study of the Sacred Volume, so that they might
      both have
      > an
      > > easy introduction to it, and be able to proceed in it, with
      unfaltering
      > > step, seeing I have endeavoured to give such a summary of
      religion in all
      > > its parts, and have digested it into such an order as may make it
      not
      > > difficult for any one, who is rightly acquainted with it, to
      ascertain
      > both
      > > what he ought principally to look for in Scripture, and also to
      what head
      > he
      > > ought to refer whatever is contained in it. Having thus, as it
      were, paved
      > > the way, I shall not feel it necessary, in any Commentaries on
      Scripture
      > > which I may afterwards publish, to enter into long discussions of
      > doctrines
      > > or dilate on common places, and will, therefore, always compress
      them. In
      > > this way the pious reader will be saved much trouble and
      weariness,
      > provided
      > > he comes furnished with a knowledge of the present work as an
      essential
      > > prerequisite. As my Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans will
      give a
      > > specimen of this plan, I would much rather let it speak for
      itself than
      > > declare it in words. Farewell, dear reader, and if you derive any
      fruit
      > from
      > > my labours, give me the benefit of your prayers to the Lord. "
      > >
      > > Martin
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: <jrschuiling@y...>
      > > To: <covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2003 10:57 PM
      > > Subject: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: A question for Gary
      > >
      > >
      > > > This may be referring to somewhere in his introduction or
      epistle to
      > > > the reader where if I remember rightly he says something to the
      > > > effect that he is writing the Institutes so that he can deal
      with the
      > > > subjects of Scripture at greater length there and not have to
      make
      > > > long explanations of every point of doctrine in his
      commentaries, I
      > > > can't tell you exactly what page or paragraph but I remember
      rading
      > > > that somewhere in the intro. Hope this helps
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "timmopussycat
      > > > <timmopussycat@y...>" <timmopussycat@y...> wrote:
      > > > > From: "Gary Gearon" <GGearon@p...> CRC #7716
      > > > > Date: Sat Jan 25, 2003 7:20 am
      > > > > Subject: Re: [Covenanted Reformation] A new article has been
      added
      > > > to
      > > > > ReformationOnline.com
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Women, Freedom, and Calvin
      > > > > By Jane Dempsey Douglass
      > > > > Philadelphia, Westminster, 1985. 155 pp. $11.95.
      > > > >
      > > > > Tp - You cited the above mentioned author as insisting
      > > > >
      > > > > " upon following Calvin's own advice that his commentaries and
      > > > > sermons be read in light of the Institutes. This is a
      significant
      > > > > point"
      > > > >
      > > > > Tp's Question
      > > > >
      > > > > Does this writer supply a footnote giving the location of
      Calvin's
      > > > > comment that his commentaries and sermons be read in the
      light of
      > > > the
      > > > > Institutes? If she does, please advise me where this comment
      may be
      > > > > found.
      > > > >
      > > > > In Christ's love and service
      > > > > Tp
      > > >
      > > >
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