No Calumny except as God Permits - Humility Results
This is a great book. Full review later. Here is a quote of Calvin's writing to Farel, when they were kicked out of Geneva the first time.
"They suppose that the best course for themselves to pursue was to tear in pieces our estimation, publicly and privately, so as to render us as odious as possible. But if we know that they cannot calumniate us, excepting insofar as God permits, we know also the end God has in view in granting such permission. Let us humble ourselves, therefore, unless we wish to strive with God when He would humble us. Meanwhile, let us wait upon God."