New Papists and Geneva - 1 New Papists A criticism given to Calvinists because of their powerful and strict dominance in cities such as Geneva It is

New Papists and Geneva - 1 New Papists A criticism given to...

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1. New Papists – A criticism given to Calvinists because of their powerful and strict dominance in cities such as Geneva. It is meant to compare the Calvinists to the Catholic Church. This subject to strict authority made converting to Calvinism from Catholicism easy for some and helped it grow quickly. 2. Presbyterian – The structure of the Calvinist church outside of cities that gave regional and local authority power to quickly adapt and respond to changes. 3. Episcopalian – The Catholic hierarchy structure. There was a straight line of command from the Pope down to the priests. Orders always flowed from the top down and contrasted sharply with the Calvinist model of governance. 4. “One king, one faith, one law” – The words of Louis XIV. Catholics proudly supported their religion and absolute monarchy and helped justify the Episcopalian structure of the Church. 5. Baroque Art – A style of art succeeding Mannerism and dominated by Catholics as a way to inspire awe of their worshippers. It gave three

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