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date: 24 September 2020

Farel, Guillaume (1489–1565), Reformer of French Switzerland. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

While studying in Paris (c. 1509–17), he came under the influence of J. *Faber (Stapulensis). He adopted Protestantism in the early 1520s and became involved with a group of scholars and theologians of Protestant sympathies (incl. Faber) who were active in Meaux under the leadership of its Bishop, Guillaume Briçonnet. After the group's dispersal, in ... ...

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