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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DIVINITY Research Paper Proposal: Calvinism Submitted to Dr. Dave Pederson in partial fulfillment for the completion of CHHI 525-B01 History of Christianity II by James D. Johnson September 20, 2018
Calvinism The Reformation had a lasting impact on the Christian faith movement. After witnessing years of malpractices by the Catholic Church, Martin Luther and Huldrych Zwingli had enough. Both of these men broke from the church’s teachings, which ushered in others to begin to write about the theologies they believed to be correct. John Calvin was one of these men. After traveling and living in Geneva until his death, Calvin wrote about his theological perspectives on the Scriptures. After his death, Calvin’s writings would travel well-beyond Geneva, and would usher in a transformational movement known as Calvinism. The Need for the Study The reason the study of Calvinism is important an important topic, is due to the fact that it greatly differs from other Protestant doctrines: namely, predestination and election. Calvinism

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