REL 212: Study Guide 1


Does what Leith writes make sense to you. If so, why do you think that is so? If not, please bring your questions to class.


What are some insightful points that Leith makes? E.g., Leith's comment about faith, argument, and decision (Doctrine, xiii–xiv).


What do you think of Calvin's definition of faith (Institutes, 3.2.7)? Cf. his understanding of "knowledge" (Institutes, 3.2.14).



Leith, Introduction: ch. 1


Reflect on what tradition is. What traditions make you who you are? Can anyone escape tradition?