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Calvinism

  • Started by John Calvin (1509-1564)
  • Calvin was born in France and studied law and theology
  • Apparently very influenced by Luther and Zwingli's teachings
  • "The Institutes of the Christian Religion"
  • Argued that the Bible is the only reliable source of Christian doctrine
  • Only supported the sacraments of baptism and the breaking of bread and wine
  • Predestination
  • Calvinism spreads to England, Germany, Austria, Poland, Dutch Netherlands
  • Huguenots in France war with church

Viault, Birdsall S.. Modern European history . New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990. Print.