Bruce Gordon

Bruce Gordon is the Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Yale Divinity School. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Gordon was professor of modern history and deputy director of the Reformation Studies Institute at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Gordon is the author of a biography of John Calvin titled Calvin (Yale, 2009) as well as a book on Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion published by Princeton University Press in 2016.


Volume 135

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Guests on Volume 135: Bob Cutillo, on the importance of understanding health as a gift; Hans Boersma, on recovering the patristic recognition of the sacramental presence of Christ in the Old Testatment; Dana Gioia, on the devout life and distinctive poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins; Matthew Levering, on the history of proofs of God’s existence, and what we learn about reason when we reason about God; Bruce Gordon, on his “biography” of John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion; and Markus Rathey, on the dramatic and liturgical character of the major vocal works of Johann Sebastian Bach.