Calvin wrote many letters
and was spokesman and defender of the Huguenots

Calvin wrote many letters

  • Letter written by Calvin

Calvin wrote many letters to contacts in France while he was in Geneva. When we read through his correspondence, we can easily imagine the extent of his influence on people at the time.

(The edition of Calvin’s Letters quoted here is that of Jules Bonnet, Paris, Meyrueis, 1854)

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Associated notes

  • 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.