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John Calvin and the printed book / Jean-François Gilmont ; translated by Karin Maag.

By: Gilmont, Jean François.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sixteenth century essays & studies: v. 72.Publisher: Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, 2005Description: xix, 331 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1931112568 (pbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Jean Calvin et le livre imprimé. English Subject(s): Printing -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- History -- 16th century | Early printed books -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- 16th century -- Bibliography | Christian literature -- Publishing -- Europe -- History -- 16th century | Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 -- Bibliography | Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 -- Books and reading | Reformation -- Switzerland -- Geneva | Censorship -- Switzerland -- Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) -- ImprintsDDC classification: 686.2/092
Contents:
Chapter 1. Introductory remarks -- Three prefatory anecdotes -- The journey of the reformer -- His context : people, ideas, and institutions -- Oral instruction -- On the usefulness of the pen -- Chapter 2. Printed works -- The institutes of the Christian religion -- The scripture commentaries -- Ecclesiastical writings -- Polemical works -- The sermons in print -- Chapter 3. Writing -- Choosing to write -- Selecting a language -- Brevity and ease of writing -- Calvin's work environment -- Chapter 4. Reading practices -- Calvin's library -- The biblical text -- Patristic and classical sources -- Contemporary authors -- An ordinary Christian's books -- Chapter 5. Printing -- Choosing a printer -- The art of dedications -- Calvin's knowledge of the book world -- Chapter 6. Censorship -- The censor in Geneva : the legal foundations of Genevan censorship -- Censored by the Genevan council -- Censorship outside Geneva : Calvin as a censor -- Chapter 7. Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Calvin's productivity -- Appendix 2. Exegetical commentaries and oral teaching -- Appendix 3. Polemical treatises in chronological order -- Appendix 4. The structure of the Tractatus omnes (1576) -- Appendix 5. French and Latin translations -- Appendix 6. Calvin's dedications.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-323) and index.

Chapter 1. Introductory remarks -- Three prefatory anecdotes -- The journey of the reformer -- His context : people, ideas, and institutions -- Oral instruction -- On the usefulness of the pen -- Chapter 2. Printed works -- The institutes of the Christian religion -- The scripture commentaries -- Ecclesiastical writings -- Polemical works -- The sermons in print -- Chapter 3. Writing -- Choosing to write -- Selecting a language -- Brevity and ease of writing -- Calvin's work environment -- Chapter 4. Reading practices -- Calvin's library -- The biblical text -- Patristic and classical sources -- Contemporary authors -- An ordinary Christian's books -- Chapter 5. Printing -- Choosing a printer -- The art of dedications -- Calvin's knowledge of the book world -- Chapter 6. Censorship -- The censor in Geneva : the legal foundations of Genevan censorship -- Censored by the Genevan council -- Censorship outside Geneva : Calvin as a censor -- Chapter 7. Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Calvin's productivity -- Appendix 2. Exegetical commentaries and oral teaching -- Appendix 3. Polemical treatises in chronological order -- Appendix 4. The structure of the Tractatus omnes (1576) -- Appendix 5. French and Latin translations -- Appendix 6. Calvin's dedications.

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