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Post by InTheDesert » December 12th, 2020, 7:26 pm

A Selection of the most celebrated sermons of John Calvin by John Calvin (1509 - 1564).

In offering this selection of Sermons to the publick, the publisher has not been governed by Sectarian principles, but has selected Sermons upon various subjects, that the reader may understand the general doctrine held forth by those eminent divines. When we consider the mental darkness which enveloped the world in the days of Luther and Calvin, under Popish superstition and idolatry, and that theirs were some of the first attempts to emancipate the human intellect from more than "Egyptian darkness," the reader will undoubtedly censure lightly any defects that may appear in their discourses; considering their great object to have been, the removal of that servile yoke of papistry under which nations were groaning, and of bringing mankind into the liberty of the gospel.
Calvin's Sermons were translated and published in England, about the year 1580; since which date we have no account of an edition having been published. Luther's Sermons, after having been translated, were published in the year 1581, and re-published in 1649. In consequence of the imperfection of the English Language when these Sermons were formerly published, it was found necessary to revise them, and correct the language; but in so doing, particular care has been taken to preserve precisely the original meaning. (Advertisement on book cover)
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Post by InTheDesert » December 12th, 2020, 7:29 pm

This is my first journey into the world of BCing so I'm sure I'll have lots to learn. I intend not to read more than a section or two myself. I also intend to focus on the BC aspect and therefore not to DPL it myself.

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Post by mightyfelix » December 12th, 2020, 8:05 pm

Great job so far, the template looks great! I'll be happy to get this set up for you.

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Post by mightyfelix » December 12th, 2020, 8:15 pm

Alright, you're all set. The MW works pretty much exactly the same way for a group project as it does for a solo. The only thing that may be new or different there is assigning (and possibly unassigning) sections. Here's a quick rundown, if you need it: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=BC%27s:_How_to_update_the_Magic_Window#Signing_up_readers

Let me know if I can help you out in any other way. :)

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Post by InTheDesert » December 12th, 2020, 8:26 pm

mightyfelix wrote:
December 12th, 2020, 8:15 pm
Alright, you're all set. The MW works pretty much exactly the same way for a group project as it does for a solo. The only thing that may be new or different there is assigning (and possibly unassigning) sections. Here's a quick rundown, if you need it: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=BC%27s:_How_to_update_the_Magic_Window#Signing_up_readers

Let me know if I can help you out in any other way. :)
Easy, same as the duet I'm doing :)

Much appreciated!

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Post by mleigh » December 15th, 2020, 8:03 pm

I'll take on section 5 if you would like.

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Post by InTheDesert » December 15th, 2020, 8:16 pm

mleigh wrote:
December 15th, 2020, 8:03 pm
I'll take on section 5 if you would like.

M
It's yours! I'll PL it until a DPL comes along (still trying to decide if I should DPL such that I can't record or record such that I can't DPL for this one).

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Post by mightyfelix » December 15th, 2020, 9:35 pm

InTheDesert wrote:
December 15th, 2020, 8:16 pm
It's yours! I'll PL it until a DPL comes along (still trying to decide if I should DPL such that I can't record or record such that I can't DPL for this one).
A DPL can decide to record a section or two if they like. We'll just need to find someone else to step in for that section(s). Often, another person working on the same project will step up. If not, we can always advertise over in Listeners Wanted.

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Post by InTheDesert » December 15th, 2020, 11:37 pm

mightyfelix wrote:
December 15th, 2020, 9:35 pm

A DPL can decide to record a section or two if they like. We'll just need to find someone else to step in for that section(s). Often, another person working on the same project will step up. If not, we can always advertise over in Listeners Wanted.
In that case, I will DPL!

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 16th, 2020, 7:42 am

ITD,
May I read sections 0-1?
MaryAnn
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Post by InTheDesert » December 16th, 2020, 9:15 am

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
December 16th, 2020, 7:42 am
ITD,
May I read sections 0-1?
MaryAnn
You certainly may! Here I was thinking that I would have to read it all because no one was interested...

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Post by mightyfelix » December 16th, 2020, 7:41 pm

InTheDesert wrote:
December 15th, 2020, 11:37 pm
mightyfelix wrote:
December 15th, 2020, 9:35 pm

A DPL can decide to record a section or two if they like. We'll just need to find someone else to step in for that section(s). Often, another person working on the same project will step up. If not, we can always advertise over in Listeners Wanted.
In that case, I will DPL!
Excellent. Then you are in, and I'll go ahead and move us over. :thumbs:

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 17th, 2020, 3:25 pm

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 17th, 2020, 7:05 pm

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Post by Sinamar » December 17th, 2020, 9:13 pm

I'd be interested in recording section/sermon 2.

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