John T. McNeill give a detailed description of the character and personality of John Calvin, the four-hundredth anniversary of whose death the world will mark next week (page 3). Ronald S. Wallace analyzes Calvin’s methods of biblical interpretation (page 8). An editorial on his legacy for today (page 20) places him among the pre-eminent geniuses of the Christian era.

Dr. Piper’s article (page 11) reviews the problems of culture that confront Christian churches in non-Western countries.

The News Section, beginning on page 30, includes reports from the Methodist General Conference in Pittsburgh and the Presbyterian U. S. General Assembly in Montreat, North Carolina.

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