Calvin’s Company of Pastors (book review)


CALVIN’S COMPANY OF PASTORS: Calvins Company of Pastors
Pastoral care and the emerging Reformed
church, 1536–1609
By Scott M Manetsch
Oxford University Press. 448 pages. £47.99
ISBN 978 0 199 938 575

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose (The more things change, the more they stay the same).

Most pastors know this is true of life in general, and yet we often don’t believe it’s true of the particular point and time in which we live and minister. We fall prey to thinking that the challenges and demands of our particular context represent a unique challenge to gospel work, or require radical innovations to train the next generation of leaders and reach the lost.

First-class scholarship

Scott Manetsch’s superb book shows us that when it comes to ministry in a Reformed key…(to read more click here)

David Gibson,
Trinity Church, Aberdeen

This article was first published in the December 2014 issue of Evangelicals Now. For more news, artciles or reviews, visit our website or subscribe to en for regular updates.