With the exception of Strasbourg, under the Concordat regime, Protestant theology faculties are free higher education establishments, awarding their own diplomas.
Of all the books published in the world, the Bible is the most widely published and the most widely read. A true literary monument, the Bible has a special status for the Jewish and Christian religions, which regard it as a founding book.
The French Protestant press appeared in the 19th century in a variety of forms: periodicals aimed at the elite, newsletters with a national outlook, regional bulletins, and thematic magazines created by certain charities or associations.
Protestantism took root and spread differently in different parts of France.
Protestantism is in a minority in France, as a result of persecution. It is mainly found in a few regions, such as Alsace and Languedoc.
Quite soon after the Reformation, Protestants became involved in collective and even public responsibilities, whose influence is significant.
The exodus of French Huguenots to Protestant countries to escape persecution was a key event in European history.
Aquitaine, Ile-de-France, Midi-Pyrénées... Discover Protestant memorial sites.
After the 1848 Revolution, and especially after the Commune, the Protestant Community's attention turned to the working class and youth.
England, Netherlands, Germany... The reception of Protestantism varied from one European country to another.
Baptism, worship, religious practice... discover the main Protestant rites and practices.
The doctrine of John Calvin, the birth of the Amish community, Methodism... Discover the main Protestant theological currents.