John Calvin

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John Calvin (1509-1564)- “Reformed Church” 1509- Born in Noyon, France 1528-MA in Liberal Arts at University of Paris—also reading Luther’s writings 1531-Dr. of Law—Univ. of Orleans 1533-leaves the Catholic church—in Geneva (William Farel) Calvin Joins Reform Church 2 become coleaders of reform church 1536-Institues of the Christian Religion (manual)—1 st edition systematic 1538-Banished from Geneva: to Strasburg, Germany gets married 1541-returns to Geneva (consistory theocracy) 1541-Institutes (2 nd edition)—gave church theoretical model Luther vs Calvin Similarities Differences Faith alone, grace, bible, no pope, ministers can marry, no infant baptism God: Luther-God is merciful
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Unformatted text preview: Calvin-God is sovereign, all powerful 2 sacraments: Baptism and Lord’s Supper Music: Luther- 4 part harmony Calvin-plain chant Lord’s Supper: Luther: Jesus becomes mystically present Calvin: Lord’s Supper is a symbol; lifts up to spiritual union Alcohol: Luther: can drink in moderation Calvin: banned use of alcohol Meaning of predestination: Luther: believed in predestination defending freewill—doesn’t know what it means; don’t talk about it to non-Christians Calvin: Double predestination—every human being rejected or elected Church/State: Luther :C/S should be separated Calvin: everything should be controlled by the state one...
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