Tony Lane

Tony Lane is Professor of Historical Theology at London School of Theology, where he has taught since 1973. He has also taught abroad in a number of countries, including Germany, USA, Kenya, Croatia, Romania, Philippines, Singapore, Ethiopia, Ukraine and Russia. His main area of study has been John Calvin, on whom he has published seven books and many articles. He has also worked more widely on other subjects such as Bernard of Clairvaux, Catholic-Protestant debates on justification and the implications of modern cosmology for theology.



Reader’s Guide to Calvin’s Institutes (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2009)
Bernard of Clairvaux: Theologian of the Cross (Trappist KT: Cistercian Publications, 2013)
Exploring Christian Doctrine (London: SPCK, 2013; Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2014 — h.b.)


‘Calvin‘ in S. Westerholm (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Paul (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 391-405
‘Calvin’s Attitude towards Catholicity’ in H. J. Selderhuis (ed.), Calvinus clarissimus theologus (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012) 206-27
‘Calvin as a Commentator on Paul’ in B. Boudou & A.-P. Pouey-Mounou (eds.), Calvin et l’humanisme. Actes du symposium d’Amiens et Lille III (25-26 novembre 2009), Cahiers d’Humanisme et Renaissance 99 (Geneva: Droz, 2012) 73-92
‘Cyril of Alexandria and the Incarnation’ in I. H. Marshall, V. Rabens & C. Bennema (eds.), The Spirit and Christ in the New Testament and Christian Theology (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012) 285-302
‘Is the Truth Out There? Creatures, Cosmos and New Creation,’ EQ 84 (2012) 291-306 + 85 (2013)
‘Roman Catholic Views of Biblical Authority from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present’ in D. A. Carson (ed.), The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016) 292-317
‘Calvin’s Use of Cyril of Alexandria’ in H. J. Selderhuis/A. Huijgen (ed.), Calvinus Pastor Ecclesiae. Papers of the Eleventh International Congress on Calvin Research, Reformed Historical Theology 39 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016), 181-212


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