As I have been making my way through the Institutes I have also been keeping an eye on all things Calvin on the web. Here are a few books, lectures and articles on Calvin’s life and work that I have encountered.
- Worldwide Classroom by David Calhoun. Lectures giving an overview of the Institutes. I am listening to them as I read the chapters and they are a very useful companion to the reading.
- Other lectures including one from John Piper can be found here
- Calvin and the Gospel by Martin Foord
- Calvin & Preaching by Peter Adam
- Calvin and Drive-by Theology by Mark Garcia
Books & reviews:
- Calvin: A Guide for the Perplexed by Paul Helm. A review by Guy Davies at Reformation21
- John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, Doxology by a variety of well known authors. A great beginners guide to Calvin by all accounts.
- Theological Guide to Calvin’s Institutes: Essay and Analysis. by Peter Lillback and David Hall. Link is to an interview with the author at Calvin500 blog. Here is a review by Reformation Theology
- John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor by Robert Godfrey. An interview with the author in Christianity Today can be found here.
- John Calvin: A Biography by T. H. L. Parker
- The Unaccomodated Calvin: Studies in the Foundation of a Theological Tradition by Richard Muller
- Calvin: Origins and Development of His Religious Thought by Francois Wendel
- The Writings of John Calvin: An Introductory Guide by W De Greef
- A short review of a number of these books by Scott Clark can be found here
- The Once and Future Calvin, by Mike Milton
- Calvin’s Influence on the English Reformation by Augutus Toplady
- Calvin on Communion by Matthew Mason
- Calvin for the 21st Century organised by the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, August 27th -29th, Grand Rapids, MI
- Magnifying God – The Legacy of John Calvin in the 21st Century. A conference covering a variety of lectures on Calvin’s enduring influence.
- In Celebration of John Calvin’s 500th birthday. A conference in Portland in June.
- Remembering John Calvin, April 2009. Organised by the Andrew Fuller Center (recordings available)
- With Calvin in the Theatre of God by Desiring God 2009 National Conference, September 2009, Minneapolis, MN
- http://www.calvin500.com/ A website for all things Calvin