Calvin’s Company of Pastors

Christ the Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Manetsch to the program to speak about Reformed pastoral ministry and his book Calvin’s Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536–1609, which is published by Oxford University Press. Dr. Manetsch is Professor of Church History at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and his scholarly expertise is in the area of late medieval and Reformation history, with particular interest in Calvin and French Protestantism, Theodore Beza, sixteenth-century Geneva, church discipline, and pastoral ministry in the Reformation era. Listen to this fascinating discussion of pastoral life in late 16th and early 17th century Geneva.

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Christ the Center focuses on Reformed Christian theology. In each episode a group of informed panelists discusses important issues in order to encourage critical thinking and a better understanding of Reformed doctrine with a view toward godly living. Browse more episodes from this program or subscribe to the podcast feed.

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Benjamin P. Glaser

7 years ago

If you haven’t read Martin Bucer’s “Concerning the True Care of Souls” I highly recommend it.

Five More Talents

7 years ago

I’m excited about this episode already and I’m only a couple minutes into it.

Benjamin P. Glaser

7 years ago

I’m a little confused about what Dr. Manetsch means when he talks about the problem of “local ministers” being recruited for the pastorate.


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