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Calvin is invited to take leadership of the church in Geneva

1541

Calvin is invited to take leadership of the church in Geneva and the canton becomes a refuge for Protestants from all over Europe.

 

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October 2018

John Calvin

John Calvin was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism, aspects of which include the doctrines of predestination and of the absolute sovereignty of God in salvation of the human soul from…

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