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All articles & reviews tagged with theodore-beza

Historical

September 2019
Articles > Historical

Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Theodore Beza is probably unknown, or not well-known outside of scholarly circles. This is a great pity, given his gigantic stature in the history of the Reformed faith. Beza was John Calvin’s most illustrious personal disciple, and indeed Calvin’s successor as the spiritual leader of the Reformed ‘capital city’ of Geneva. Born five hundred…

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Review

September 2016
Reviews > Book > Historical

Theodore Beza – The Man and the Myth

This title opens with, ‘Theodore Beza? Who’s he? Why should I care about him?’ The author (associate professor of church history at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) answers these questions with warmth and clarity. Three reasons are given for writing. The first is that Theodore Beza (1519-1605) is a great example of what it…

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Theodore Beza (1519-1605)

Historical

November 2005
Articles > Historical

Theodore Beza (1519-1605)

Have you ever heard a conversation like this? Charles: Hey, Jim, did you know that Theodore Beza died 400 years ago this month? Jim: Theodore who? Charles: Theodore Beza. Jim: Oh, Beeeeeza. Wasn’t he that terrible monster who wrecked Calvin’s Calvinism? Some kind of hyper-Calvinist? Charles:Yeah, that’s right! Calvin was a really nice guy…

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