John Calvin Quote
“A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.”
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"
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Calvin
Born: July 10, 1509
Died: May 27, 1564 (aged 54)
Occupation: Theologian, pastor, author
Bio: 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.
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