Calvin Attacks Anabaptist Prohibition Against Oaths

John Calvin wrote:

The Anabaptists, not content with this moderate use of oaths, condemn all, without exception, on the ground of our Saviourís general prohibition, ìI say unto you, Swear not at all:î ìLet your speech be Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil,î (Mt. 5:34; James 5:12). In this way, they inconsiderately make a stumbling-stone of Christ, setting him in opposition to the Father, as if he had descended into the world to annul his decrees. --From Calvin's Institutes