Tags » Great Books Of The Western World

John Calvin and free will

John Calvin was an early Reformer of the Protestant movement that began with Martin Luther, continued with Calvin and Huldrych Zwingli; probably the most notable and well-known break from the Roman Catholic church was Henry VIII of England. 1,933 more words

God

The good life

Seventeen years—or exactly half of my lifetime—ago, I spent six weeks at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, as a high school junior in the… 793 more words

Books

Books do furnish a life

When I was growing up in Castro Valley, California, one of the high points of any year was our annual library book sale. My local library was located conveniently across the street from my church, so on one magical weekend, I’d enter the parish hall to find row after row of folding tables stacked with discards and donations. 869 more words

Books