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John Calvin- Theologian Forged by Fire
Introduction When one thinks of John Calvin, many things come to mind. Many people immediately think in a positive manner of his expository preaching prowess or his laborious reform in Geneva. On the other hand, some immediately have a negative thought of the Servetus affair. Whether a positive or negative thought is given, it is always important to consider the “giants of the faith” fairly, with the remembrance that they were, clay-footed sinners who, though mightily used by God, were still imperfect sinners. John Calvin was no exception to this rule. While history remembers him as a theological, cultural, and