Research on French theologian John Calvin is a growing field, currently flourishing around the world. Calvins quincentennial this year has lent such research even greater momentum. The Calvin Handbook is designed to support and stimulate this research. However, not only do the contributors to this volume provide excellent information for experts in the field, they also give reliable information to those who do not deal with Calvin on a scholarly level. / Based on the latest research findings, this international team of renowned scholars offers a comprehensive view of Calvins biography, his theology, and the history of his reception. The Calvin Handbook is a uniquely helpful resource on Calvin for readers of every interest level.