(post from Mike Tong & DG)
The first 500 people to register for the Desiring God 2009 National Conference, “With Calvin in the Theater of God,” will receive a free copy of The Soul of Life: The Piety of John Calvin edited by Joel Beeke. Register today!
John Calvin is the most notable figure from the Reformed tradition. Unfortunately, he is often characterized as a stern and cerebral individual who had little concern for practical matters. However, Calvin was actually influential in promoting a profound sense of piety among early Protestantism. In “The Soul of Life”, Joel R. Beeke presents the life and ministry of Calvin with a special emphasis on Calvin’s efforts for cultivating healthy spirituality among the churches. The selections from Calvin’s own work will give readers a firsthand look at Calvin’s emphasis on godliness, and by God’s grace, will be a means for spurring on greater godliness in our day.