John Calvin

John Calvin

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Theologian, pastor, author

Biography: John Calvin was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. Originally trained as a humanist lawyer, he broke from the Roman Catholic Church around 1530.

Source/Notes: To the queen of Navarre, 28 April 1545. In French: "Un chien abaye, s'il voyt qu'on assaille son maistre; je serois bien lasche, si en voyant la verité de Dieu ainsi assallye, je faisois du muet sans sonner mot"

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Source/Notes: Bondage and Liberation of the Will, The (Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought): A Defence of the Orthodox Doctrine of Human Choice against Pighius (2002 edition), Baker Books - ISBN: 9781441207012

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