Works by Calvin

Calvin’s Latin writings fill 59 volumes of the massive Corpus Reformatorum. Many of his works have been translated into English—some several times—and have gone through numerous editions. He is best known for his Institutes and commentaries covering almost the entire Bible, but these are only a portion of all that he wrote. He also penned hundreds of pages of sermons, letters, tracts, and treatises.

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Works

Ioannis Calvini opera quae supersunt omnia. Edited by G. Baum, E. Cunitz, and E. Reuss. 59 vols. Corpus Reformatorum 29–87. Brunswick: Schwetschke, 1863–1900.

Ioannis Calvini opera omnia denuo recognita et adnotatione critica instructa notisque illustrata. Geneva, 1992–.

Joannis Calvini opera selecta. Edited by P. Barth and G. Niesel. 5 vols. Munich: Kaiser, 1926–36.

Institutes

English

Norton Translation

The Institution of the Christian Religion. Translated by Thomas Norton. London: Reginalde Wolffe, 1574. 1196 pp. [Logos.com]

Allen Translation

Institutes of the Christian Religion. 3 vols. Translated by John Allen. New Haven: Hezekiah Howe, 1816. 573 pp. 508 pp. 560 pp. [Logos.com]

Beveridge Translation

Institutes of the Christian Religion. 3 vols. Translated by Henry Beveridge. Edinburgh: Calvin Translation Society, 1845. 542 pp. 630 pp. 662 pp. [Logos.com]

Institutes of the Christian Religion. Translated by Henry Beveridge. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. 1310 pp. [Amazon]

Institutes of the Christian Religion. Rev ed. Translated by Henry Beveridge. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2008. 1059 pp. [Amazon]

God the Creator, God the Redeemer: Institutes of the Christian Religion. Bridge-Logos, 2005. [Amazon]

Battles Translation

Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion. Edited by John T. McNeill. Translated by Ford Lewis Battles. 2 vols. The Library of Christian Classics 20–21. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1960. [Amazon]

Calvin’s Institutes. Abridged ed. Edited by Donald K. McKim. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2000. [Amazon]

Latin

Institutio Christianae Religionis. Genevæ, 1559. 564 pp. [Logos.com]

Institutio Christianae Religionis. Vols. 3–5 of Joannis Calvini opera selecta. Edited by P. Barth and G. Niesel. 5 vols. Munich: Kaiser, 1926–36.

French

Institution de la Religion Chrétienne. Paris: Genéve, 1888. 754 pp. [1560 French ed.] [Logos.com]

Institution de la religion chrestienne. Edited by Jean-Daniel Benoit. 5 vols. Paris: J. Vrin, 1957–63. [1560 French ed.]

Institution de la religion chrestienne. Edited by J. Pannier. 4 vols. Paris: Société des belles lettres, 1936–39. [1541 French ed.]

Commentaries

Calvin, John, Joseph Haroutunian, and Louise Pettibone Smith. Calvin: Commentaries. Library of Christian Classics. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1958. [Amazon | Logos.com]

Calvin Translation Society (Reprinted by Baker)

Calvin’s Commentaries. 45 vols. Edinburgh: Calvin Translation Society, 1846–51.

Calvin’s Commentaries. 46 vols. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1974. Reprint, Grand Rapids: Baker, 2009. [Amazon | Logos.com]

Eerdmans

Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries. Edited by D. W. Torrance and T. F. Torrance. 12 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1959–72. [Amazon]

A Harmony of the Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke. Translated by W. W. Morrison. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 1, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994. 340 pp. [Amazon]

A Harmony of the Gospels Matthew, Mark and Luke. Translated by T. H. L. Parker. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 2, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994. 312 pp. [Amazon]

A Harmony of the Gospels Matthew, Mark and Luke; and James and Jude. Translated by A. W. Morrision. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 3, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. 345 pp. [Amazon]

Gospel According to St. John 1–10. Translated by T. H. L. Parker. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 4, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996. 288 pp. [Amazon]

Calvin’s New Testament Commentary, John 11–21. Translated by T. H. L. Parker. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 5, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994. 332 pp. [Amazon]

The Acts of the Apostles 1–13. Translated by T. H. L. Parker. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 6, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. 420 pp. [Amazon]

The Acts of the Apostles 14–28. Translated by John W. Fraser. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 7, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. 336 pp. [Amazon]

Romans and Thessalonians. Translated by Ross MacKenzie. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 8, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. 440 pp. [Amazon]

1 Corinthians. Translated by John W. Fraser. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 9, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996. 380 pp. [Amazon]

2 Corinthians and the Epistles to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. Translated by Thomas Allan Smail. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 10, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996. 420 pp. [Amazon]

Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians. Translated by T. H. L. Parker. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 11. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996. 376 pp. [Amazon]

Hebrews and 1 and 2 Peter. Translated by William B. Johnston. Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries 12, edited by David W. Torrance and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994. 396 pp. [Amazon]

Crossway Classic Commentaries

Genesis. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 2001. [Amazon | Logos.com]

Isaiah. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 2000. [Amazon | Logos.com]

Jeremiah and Lamentations. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 2000. [Amazon | Logos.com]

John. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 1994. [Amazon | Logos.com]

Acts. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 2002. [Amazon | Logos.com]

1, 2 Thessalonians. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 1999. [Amazon | Logos.com]

1, 2 Timothy and Titus. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 1998. [Amazon | Logos.com]

1, 2, and 3 John. The Crossway Classic Commentaries, edited by Alister McGrath and J. I. Packer. Wheaton: Crossway, 1998. [Amazon | Logos.com]

Treatises

Tracts and Treatises. 3 vols. Grand Rapids, 1958. [Logos.com]

The Bondage and Liberation of the Will: A Defence of the Orthodox Doctrine of Human Choice against Pighius. Edited by A. N. S. Lane. Translated by G. I. Davies. Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought, ed. Richard A. Muller. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1996. [Amazon]

Calvin’s Calvinism. Translated by Henry Cole. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1950.

“A Treatise on the Eternal Predestination of God.” In Calvin’s Calvinism. Translated by Henry Cole. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1950.

“A Defence of the Secret Providence of God.” In Calvin’s Calvinism. Translated by Henry Cole. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1950.

Concerning the Eternal Predestination of God. Translated by J. K. S. Reid. London: James Clarke, 1961. Reprint, Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1997. 191 pp.

Instruction in Faith. 1537. Edited and translated by P. T. Fuhrmann. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1949.

On Secret Providence. Translated by James Lillie. New York, 1840.

The Catechism of the Church of Geneva. Translated by Elijah Waterman. Sheldon & Goodwin, 1815.

Sermons

The Sermons and Lectures of John Calvin in English (29 vols.). [Logos.com]

Expository Sermons

Sermons on the Decalogue. London: Thomas Woodcocke, 1581. 262 pp.

John Calvins Sermons on the Ten Commandments. Edited and translated by Benjamin W. Farley. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001. 328 pp. [Amazon]

Sermons on Deuteronomy. Translated by Arthur Golding. 1582.

Sermons on Deuteronomy. Banner of Truth, 1987.

Sermons on Deuteronomy. Translated by Benjamin W. Farley. Baker, 1980.

The Covenant Enforced: Sermons on Deuteronomy 27 and 28. Edited by James B. Jordan. Tyler, TX: Institute for Christian Economics, 1990. 290 pp. [Amazon]

Sermons on 1 Samuel.

Sermons on 2 Samuel. Banner of Truth, 724 pp.

Sermons on Job. London: Thomas Woodcocke, 1574. 752 pp.

Sermons on Job. Banner of Truth, 1993. 751 pp. [Amazon]

Sermons on Psalm 119. London: Thomas Woodcocke, 1580. 384 pp.

Sermons on Jonah. London, 1578 82 pp.

Sermons on the Book of Micah. Translated and edited by Benjamin Wirt Farley. Phillipsburg: P&R, 2003. 433 pp. [Amazon]

Sermons on the Beatitudes. Banner of Truth, 2006. 114 pp. [Amazon]

Songs of the Nativity: Selected Sermons on Luke 1 and 2. Banner of Truth.

Sermons on the Acts of the Apostles: Chapters 1-7.

Sermons on Galatians. London: Thomas Woodcocke, 1579. 700 pp.

Sermons on Galatians. Banner of Truth, 1996. 671 pp. [Amazon]

Sermons on the Epistle to the Galatians.

Sermons on the Epistle to the Ephesians.

Topical Sermons

Sermons on the Deity of Christ.

Sermons on Election and Reprobation.

Sermons on Melchizedek and Abraham: Justification, Faith & Obedience.

Letters

Letters of John Calvin. 4 vols. Edited by Juled Bonnet. Translated by D. Constable and Marcus Robert Gilchrist. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1858. 482 pp. 454 pp. ??? pp. 467 pp. [Logos.com]

Selections

Thine Is My Heart: Devotional Readings from the Writings of John Calvin. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1958.

Thine Is My Heart. Reformation Heritage Books, 2006.

John Calvin: Selections from His Writings. Revised. An American Academy of Religion Book, 1975.

The Word and Prayer: Classic Devotions from the Minor Prophets. Edited by Charles E. Edwards. Solid Ground Christian Books, 2005.

Calvin’s Ecclesiastical Advice. 1st ed. Westminster John Knox Press, 1991.

Heart Aflame: Daily Readings from Calvin on the Psalms. Phillipsburg: P&R, 1999. 366 pp. [Amazon]

John Calvin: Writings on Pastoral Piety. Translated and edited by Elsie Anne McKee. Paulist Press, 2001.

The Soul of Life: The Piety of John Calvin. Edited by Joel R. Beeke. Reformation Heritage, 2009. [Amazon | RHB]

365 Days with Calvin: A Unique Collection of Readings from the Writings of John Calvin. Edited by Joel R. Beeke. DayOne, 2008. 384 pp. [Amazon]

Calvin’s Wisdom: An Anthology Arranged Alphabetically. Edited by Graham Miller. Banner of Truth, 1992. [Amazon]

Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004. [Amazon]