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John Calvin

(1509—1564) French Protestant theologian and reformer

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World Encyclopedia

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French theologian of the Reformation. He prepared for a career in the Roman Catholic Church but turned to the ...

Calvin, John (Jean)

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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French theologian. Reformer active in Geneva. A principal founder of Protestantism, his main theological doctrine is

Calvin, Jean

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Religious Reformer whose doctrine still exerts a powerful influence, especially in northern Europe and North America. The

Calvin, John

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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(Fr., Jean Cauvin; Lat., Johannes Calvinus; 1509–1564), French reformer in Geneva. ...

He was born on 10 July 1509

Calvin, Jean

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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French reformer and theologian, born in Noyon (Picardy) on 10 July 1509, the second son of

Calvin, John

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Christian reformer and theologian. Under Protestant influence in Paris, he experienced a decisive change in religious outlook.

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