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John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor

John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor

by W. Robert Godfrey

An introduction to the essential life and thought of one of history's most influential theologians, who considered himself first and foremost a pilgrim and a pastor. July 10, 2009, marks the five-hundredth anniversary of the birth of John Calvin. As controversial as he was influential, his critics have named a judgmental and joyless attitude after him, w… Read more…

Learning to Love the Psalms
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Learning to Love the Psalms

by W. Robert Godfrey

The Psalms are among the best-known and most-loved books of the Bible. But as Dr. W. Robert Godfrey writes, there is more to this book than we usually see. In Learning to Love the Psalms, Dr. Godfrey explores the depths of this beloved book, unveiling its truths and helping readers gain new understanding, encouragement, and wonder for the Bible’s songb… Read more…

A Survey of Church History, Part 6: A.D. 1900-2000
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A Survey of Church History, Part 6: A.D. 1900-2000

by W. Robert Godfrey

The twentieth century witnessed the rise and fall of empires, as well as the vast growth of the church through world missions. In many ways, the twentieth century contains the best and worst of human history. In this lecture series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey considers the development of the church in the modern world, even as world wars, social revolutions, and … Read more…

A Survey of Church History, Part 4: A.D. 1600-1800
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A Survey of Church History, Part 4: A.D. 1600-1800

by W. Robert Godfrey

As the Protestant church carried the Reformation into the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, it faced numerous challenges from without and from within. Europe was witnessing dramatic changes as the medieval world began to give way to the modern. Having broken with the Roman Catholic Church, Protestants faced the prospect of ever-deepening division among i… Read more…

A Survey of Church History, Part 5: A.D. 1800-1900
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A Survey of Church History, Part 5: A.D. 1800-1900

by W. Robert Godfrey

If we want to understand ourselves and our churches, we need to know where we’ve been. Despite rising Darwinism, growing liberalism, a wave of revivalism, and many other tremendous challenges, the 19th century was a time of fervent missionary endeavor and a growing Church. In this series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey surveys the remarkable landscape of the 19… Read more…

A Survey of Church History, Part 3: A.D. 1500-1600
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A Survey of Church History, Part 3: A.D. 1500-1600

by W. Robert Godfrey

We live in a world that has been profoundly shaped by events that occurred in the sixteenth century. In addition to landmark developments in economics, government, and culture, this crucial century witnessed a powerful renewal of biblical Christianity. Amid opposition and uncertainty, faithful Christian leaders expressed a passion for the gospel and a commit… Read more…

A Survey of Church History, Part 2: A.D. 500-1500
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A Survey of Church History, Part 2: A.D. 500-1500

by W. Robert Godfrey

As the Roman Empire gradually crumbled in the fifth century AD, the people of the Mediterranean world turned to the church for leadership and direction in a new era of uncertainty. The next thousand years would prove to be a complex experiment in Christian civilization, one in which the church played a pivotal role in the development of Western governme… Read more…

A Survey of Church History, Part 1: A.D. 100-600
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A Survey of Church History, Part 1: A.D. 100-600

by W. Robert Godfrey

Join Dr. Robert Godfrey as he takes believers through the first twelve lectures of what will be a sixty-lecture series covering theology, apologetics, notable church fathers, and much more.… Read more…

John Calvin (Afterword by R. C. Sproul): For a New Reformation

John Calvin (Afterword by R. C. Sproul): For a New Reformation

by K. Scott Oliphint, Burk Parsons, Stephen J. Nichols, Michael A. G. Haykin, J. V. Fesko, David B. Calhoun, Paul Helm, W. Robert Godfrey, Derek Thomas, Paul Wells, Guy P. Waters, Steven J. Lawson, Douglas Kelly, Joel Beeke and John W Tweeddale

More than 500 years ago, 16th-century Reformer John Calvin was born—a theologian whose teachings set the stage for reformation of the church around the world. The modern world is in continual need of his Christ-exalting doctrine and vision of the Christian life. In 20 essays by leading Reformed pastors and scholars, this primer explores Calvin’s life, t… Read more…