To commemorate the 500th birthday of John Calvin in 2009, Christianity Today published a bimonthly column adapted and paraphrased from Institutes of the Christian Religion. It was ghostwritten by Michael Horton, professor of theology and apologetics at Westminster Seminary California, and editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine.


The Only 'Christian Nation'
The Only 'Christian Nation'
There is no single best way to run a country.
John Calvin: Christ Alone
Christ Alone
Why indulgences are still a bad idea.
John Calvin: The Real Prosperity Gospel
The Real Prosperity Gospel
God's ways may be hidden, but his purpose for us is not.
John Calvin: Reverence for the Mystery
Reverence for the Mystery
God does not have to answer to us for his ways.

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How to Face the Headlines with Hope
How to Face the Headlines with Hope
The Papua New Guinea mudslide is yet another reminder that our world is not as it should be. But take heart! Christ has overcome the world.

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