John Calvin
John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/; French: Jean Calvin, [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin: 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Refor...
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Calvin's view of Scripture
John Calvin's view of Scripture includes the ideas that Scripture is necessary for human understanding of God's revelation, that it is the equivalent of direct revelation, and that it is both "majesti...
Covenant theology
Covenant theology (also known as Covenantalism, Federal theology, or Federalism) is a Calvinist conceptual overview and interpretive framework for understanding the overall flow of the Bible. It uses ...
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List of works by John Calvin
The French Reformer John Calvin (1509–1564) was a theological writer who produced many sermons, biblical commentaries, letters, theological treatises, and other works. Although nearly all of Calvin's ...
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Calvinism
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of...
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Church of Scotland
The Church of Scotland (Scots: The Scots Kirk, Scottish Gaelic: Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church in Scotland. It is Protestant ...
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James MacGill
Sir James MacGill of Nether Rankeillour, Fife (died 1579) was a Scottish courtier.Sworn of the Privy Council by Mary, Queen of Scots in 1561, he became her Lord Clerk Register (Keeper of the Scots Roy...
History of the Puritans in North America
In the early 17th century, thousands of English Puritans settled in North America, mainly in New England. Puritans were generally members of the Church of England who believed the Church of England wa...
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Theology of John Calvin
The theology of John Calvin has been influential in both the development of the system of belief now known as Calvinism and in Protestant thought more generally. There has been disagreement among scho...
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Committee for Plundered Ministers
The Committee for Plundered Ministers was appointed by the Long Parliament, then under the influence of the Presbyterians, after the start of the English Civil War in August 1643 for the purpose of re...
John Calvin's views on Mary
John Calvin (1509–1564) was a French-born Protestant theologian during the Protestant Reformation, and one of the most influential reformers. He was a central figure for the Reformed churches, whose t...
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United Reformed Church
The United Reformed Church (URC) is a Christian church in the United Kingdom. It has approximately 68,000 members in 1,500 congregations with some 700 ministers.
The United Reformed Church results...
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Barthélemy Prieur
Barthélemy Prieur (c. 1536-1611) was a French sculptor.Prieur was born to a Huguenot family in Berzieux, Champagne (now in the department of the Marne). He traveled to Italy, where he worked from 1564...
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Nicolas de Pellevé
Nicolas de Pellevé (1518–1594) was a French archbishop and Cardinal. He was a major figure of the Catholic League.He was a courtier of Henry II of France, and then of Cardinal Charles de Lorraine-Guis...
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James Croft
Sir James Croft PC (c.1518–4 September 1590) was an English politician, who was Lord Deputy of Ireland, and MP for Herefordshire in the Parliament of England.
He was born the second but eldest sur...
Solemn League and Covenant
The Solemn League and Covenant was an agreement between the Scottish Covenanters and the leaders of the English Parliamentarians in 1643 during the First English Civil War. On 17 August 1643 the Churc...
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Patrick Adamson
Patrick Adamson (1537–1592) was a Scottish divine, and Archbishop of St Andrews from 1575.
He was born at Perth where his father, Patrick Adamson, a burgess became Dean of Merchant Guildry. Adamso...
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Paul Ludwig Simon
Paul Ludwig Simon, also known as Paul Louis Simon (January 12, 1771 – February 14, 1815), was a German architect and professor at the Building Academy (Bauakademie) in the faculty of architectural phy...
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Jacques Perret
Jacques Perret was a French architect in the service of the Catholic King Henry IV of France. He was a Huguenot, from the Savoie.In July 1601, he published a sequence of 22 plates, engraved by Thomas...
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches
The Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches (CREC), formerly the Confederation of Reformed Evangelical Churches, was founded in 1998 as a body of churches that hold to Reformed (Calvinistic) theolo...
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Hans-Jürgen Papier
Hans-Jürgen Papier ([ˈpaːpi̯ɐ]; born 6 July 1943 in Berlin) is a German scholar of constitutional law and was President of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany from 2002 to 2010.Three years aft...
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Lords of the Congregation
The Lords of the Congregation, originally styling themselves "the Faithful Congregation of Christ Jesus in Scotland", were a group of Protestant Scottish nobles who in the mid-16th century favoured a ...
Book of Discipline (Church of Scotland)
This Book of Discipline refers to two works regulative of ecclesiastical order in the Church of Scotland after the Scottish Reformation. They were drawn up by John Knox and others on the Geneva model....
Heritage Reformed Congregations
The Netherlands Reformed Congregations, is a conservative denomination with congregations in Canada, the United States and Bolivia.It is affiliated with the Reformed Congregations (Gereformeerde Gemee...
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Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon
Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne (titular Duke of Bouillon, jure uxoris, comte de Montfort et Negrepelisse, vicomte de Turenne, Castillon, et Lanquais) (28 September 1555 – 25 March 1623) was a member of t...
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Daniel de Superville (1696-1773)
Daniel de Superville (Rotterdam, 2 December 1696 – Rotterdam, 16 November 1773) was a Dutch physician who in 1742 founded the University of Erlangen in Germany. He served as chancellor of the universi...
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John Calvin's view of Scripture
John Calvin's view of Scripture includes the ideas that Scripture is necessary for human understanding of God's revelation, that it is the equivalent of direct revelation, and that it is both "majesti...
Nicolas Vallet
Nicolas Vallet (c. 1583 – c. 1642) was a Dutch lutenist and composer of French birth.Vallet, a Huguenot, was born at Corbeny, Aisne, but fled from France to the Netherlands for religious reasons...
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Gabriel Vahanian
Gabriel Vahanian (in Armenian Գաբրիէլ Վահանեան) (24 January 1927 - 30 August 2012) was a French Protestant Christian theologian who was most remembered for his pioneering work in the theology of the "...