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an influential French theologian and pastor 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 doctrine of predestination and the absolute sovereignty of God in salvation of the human soul from death and eternal damnation. In these areas Calvin was influenced by the Augustinian tradition. Various Congregational, Reformed and Presbyterian churches, which look to Calvin as the chief expositor of their beliefs, have spread throughout the world.
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05/26/1538-Geneva forces John Calvin and his followers to leave the city. 
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Theodore Beza
...who opposed absolute monarchy, he was a disciple of John Calvin and lived most of his life in Switzerland. Combining...
Heinrich Bullinger
...Grossm√ľnster. A much less controversial figure than John Calvin or Martin Luther, his importance has long been...
Abraham Fleming
...life Fleming was a godly Protestant and follower of John Calvin. Fleming took holy orders in August 1588 and was...
Arthur Golding
...Commentaries, and his translations of the sermons of John Calvin were important in spreading the doctrines of the...
Antonio de Gouveia
...Lutheranism and once accused of being an atheist by John Calvin, he returned to Catholic orthodoxy.
Goddred Gylby
...translated Cicero's Epistle to Quintus, London, 1561, and John Calvin's Admonition against Judicial Astrology (no...
Franciscus Junius the Elder
...but later decided to study theology in Geneva under John Calvin and Theodore Beza. He became a minister in Antwerp,...
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