By Joy Kleinstuber
This textual content, written by way of Jean Calvin in defence of the execution of Michael Servetus in October 1553, provoked frequent controversy and response. It used to be released in Geneva via Robert Etienne in 1554.
it's a composite textual content. Calvin reproduces many unique records along his personal writing, together with a number of the Servetus trial files. In those records, among the items written via Calvin and the Genevan ministers, there's a great quantity of writing from the pen of Servetus. this article was once written in haste, in the course of one in all Calvin’s such a lot tricky classes in Geneva. it isn't good organised, with many various sections, only a few of that are in actual fact marked.
This version has in comparison the entire appropriate components of the textual content with the unique trial files within the records d’Etat in Geneva, noting all alterations. because it isn't really a simple textual content to navigate, this variation offers a “plan” of the textual content firstly, and “signposts” a few of the components all through, making it even more available to the reader.
this article – rapidly prepare and written below nice strain – permits us to listen to the perspectives of Servetus, in addition to these of Calvin, and provides us a helpful perception into the complexities of a situation.
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Defensio orthodoxae fidei de sacra Trinitate, contra prodigiosos errores Michaelis Serueti Hispani. Series IV. Scripta didactica et polemica (Ioannis Calvini Opera Omnia) by Joy Kleinstuber