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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History of the Puritans under Elizabeth I
The reign of Elizabeth I of England, from 1558 to 1603, saw the rise of the Puritan movement in England, its clash with the authorities of the Church of England, and its temporarily effective suppress...
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Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord Ruthven
Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord Ruthven (c. 1520 – June 13, 1566), played an important part in the political intrigues of the 16th century. He succeeded to the lordship in December 1552. The Ruthven lordshi...
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Abraham Patras
Abraham Patras (22 May 1671 – 3 May 1737) was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 11 March 1735 until 3 May 1737. He was born in Grenoble of a refugee French Huguenot family. In 1685, his f...
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Daniel Patte
Daniel Patte (born 1939) is a French American biblical scholar and author. Patte is Professor of Religious Studies and of New Testament & Early Christianity at Vanderbilt University since 1971. He...
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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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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Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully
Maximilien de Béthune, first Duke of Sully (13 December 1560 – 22 December 1641) was the doughty soldier, French minister, staunch Huguenot (Protestant) and faithful right-hand man who assisted ...
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World Alliance of Reformed Churches
The World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) was a fellowship of more than 200 churches with roots in the 16th-century Reformation, and particularly in the theology of John Calvin. Its headquarters ...
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...
Covenant (biblical)
A biblical covenant is a religious covenant that is described in the Bible. All Abrahamic religions consider biblical covenants important. Of the covenants found in the Pentateuch or Torah, the Noahic...
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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 ...
Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches
Count Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches (La Rochelle France, August 16, 1608 – Jevišovice Moravia, August 12, 1682) was a German Imperial Field marshal of French descent. He was the son of a Huguenot...
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Siege of Leith
The Siege of Leith ended a twelve-year encampment of French troops at Leith, the port near Edinburgh, Scotland. The French troops arrived by invitation in 1548 and left in 1560 after an English force ...
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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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