Luther and Calvin on Grief and Lament: Life-Experience and Biblical Text

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Overturns the belief that Calvin's rigorous arguments for providence and life after death essentially prevent any further consideration of lament in theology. This book examines Luther and Calvin on grief and lament and discovers through a close reading of letters, commentaries, and sermons that the reformers actually encourage righteous lament in times of pain and desolation. This means that the feeling of lament stems from a pure heart and is disposed to rest in God's unfailing love, even at such times. It concludes with some pastoral insights gleaned from the reformers' writing. Instead the book favors a view that Calvin and Luther believed grief was necessary as long as it was done with a pure heart, and there are examples from their written texts, such as Luther mourning the death of a child. In this book the author blends Luther and Calvin's views on grief and lament with humanity and sympathy, with intellectual and scholarly integrity and with personal and pastoral sensitivity.

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Dr Michael Parsons received his PhD from the University of Wales on the subject of marriage in the Reformation era. Having been Head of Christian Thought at Vose Seminary, Perth, Western Australia, he now lives in the UK. He is Commissioning Editor for Paternoster and Associate Research Fellow at Spurgeon's College, London.

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"Parsons draws out attention to the world of the Reformers, a world of grief which many of us could hardly begin to imagine." (Prof. David Cohen, Vose Seminary) "Grief and lament are, unfortunately, a natural part of Christian life." (Prof. Brett Muhlhan, Perth Bible College)"

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Michael Parsons
Editorial: Edwin Mellen Pr (2013)
ISBN 10: 0773445390 ISBN 13: 9780773445390
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