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Calvin and the rule of saints

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History Calvin and the Rule of Saints Revolution that had been started by Luther gave rise to other Protestant factions including the one of John Calvin Protestants had been spreading throughout the world because of the Papal inquisition going on in Europe to rid Europe Many political assassinations in the name of one religion or another Religious fragmentation is great in this time period of the 17 th century Luther’s ideals escape from him quickly and becomes the leader of this reform revolt away from the Church. All Protestants did not believe the same things. All were united that the Pope was evil, but all had different ideas about how to go about doing things Radical Reformers o Weren’t very organized o Hundreds of sects arose o Each had their own religious practices, each had their own leadership o Each inspired by a literal interpretation of the Bible o Single-mindedly dissociated themselves from secular society and government, and they thought the world at large was full of sin o Leaders of secular society feared and hated these people o Protestant leaders were even skeptical of the religious radicals because they might cause things like peasant revolt. o Secular world at large is evil, and most kings and princes are viewed as the antichrist as well.
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