Calvin in the Public Square explores the extraordinary influence of Calvin on the development of liberal democracies, rights, and civil liberties.
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In the past two decades, a small cottage industry of important new scholarship has emerged documenting the distinctive Calvinist contributions to the development of Western theories of law, democracy, and human rights. In this engaging volume, David Hall offers a crisp distillation of the latest scholarly findings and a clarion call to reclaim the Calvinist pedigree of some of our most cherished political ideas and institutions.
John Witte, Jr., Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law, Director, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory Law School
Senior Pastor, Midway Presbyterian Church (Powder Springs, GA); 2003-2008. Pastor, Covenant Presbyterian, Oak Ridge, TN; 1984-2003. Founder, The Kuyper Institute and the Center for the Advancement of Paleo OrthodSoxy, Oak Ridge, TN