"It does not make light reading, for its scholarship is wide-ranging, painstaking and detailed, but the journey is rewarding. It shows us things from the whole of the Calvin corpus which most of us are likely never to have the opportunity to explore in such detail for ourselves."--Bulletin of the Institute for Reformed Theology
"[Pitkin's] study is not only a study of historical theology but also contributes to the history of biblical exegesis."--Theology Digest
"Barbara Pitkin has written a very important work, in which there are numerous insights founded upon consideration of primary sources, analysed within the developing structure of Calvin's Institutes
over subsequent editions, and within his continuous output of biblical commentaries."--Theology
About the Author
Barbara Pitkin is at Stanford University.