Calvin at work

Calvin was an tireless worker.

Calvin
Letter written by Calvin
Jean Calvin Autograph December 22, 1559
Calvin presiding over a conference in Geneva in 1549
The Institution de la Religion Chrétienne by Jean Calvin
Doctrine of Jean Calvin

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  • Jean Calvin (1509-1564)

    A generation after Luther, the Frenchman Jean Calvin became the organiser of the Reformation : he organised the Church, shaped the doctrine and defined the role of the Church in state government.
  • The ecclesiastical ordinances (1541)

    In the ecclesiastical ordinances Jean Calvin defines the organisation of the Church and the relations between the reformed Church and the political power in Geneva.
  • A Treatise about relics of Jean Calvin (1543)

  • Calvin and the Bible

    Although Calvin considered the Bible to be of fundamental importance in his theses, he cannot be considered a fundamentalist. The authority of the Scriptures, according to him, called for interpretation :...

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  • Jean Calvin

    With the publication of his book: The Institution of the Christian Religion, Jean Calvin establishes himself as the main theologian of the Reformed current. He was called to Geneva, which...