Institutes of the Christian Religion (1845)/Contents of the First Volume
CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME,
Portrait of Calvin, from the Original Painting in the Public Library at Geneva, to face Title-page.
Appendix to Introductory Notice,
Fac-similes of Title-pages of the earlier Editions of the Institutions of the Christian Religion:
i. FIRST EDITION, (LATIN,) Ba.sileae, 1536. n. LATIN EDITION, . . Argentorati, 1539. in Ib. 1545. iv . . Genevse, 1559. v . Antonius Rebulius, 1561. vi. FRENCH EDITION, . . A Geneve, 1545. vit. ITALIAN EDITION, . . In Geneva, 1557. Dedication to the Marquess di Vico, dated August 4, 1558, . . . Ixxxv vm. SPANISH EDITION, En Cassa de Ricardo del Campo, . . . 1597. Preface, or Address to all the Faithful of the Spanish Nation, who desire the advancement of the Kingdom of Christ, dated September 20, 1597, . . xci ix. ENGLISH EDITION, . . London, 1561. x. Another, .... . . Ib. 1599. Preface by Thomas Norton to the Reader, cxiVOL. i. e
Prefatory Address by John Calvin to Francis I. King of France,
The Epistle of Calvin to The Reader, prefixed to the Second Edition, published at Strasburg, 1539,
Subject of the present Work, by Calvin,
Calvin's Epistle to the Reader, prefixed to the last Edition revised by the Author,
Method and Arrangement, or Subject of the whole work,
General Index of the Chapters,
Book First. Of the Knowledge of God the Creator,
Book Second. Of the Knowledge of God the Redeemer, in Christ, as First Manifested to the Fathers Under the Law, and thereafter to us under the Gospel,
∵ The Division and Arrangement of the Chapters of the Institutes will be found under No. X.
The Sections are introduced at the commencement of each Chapter.