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Title: The Reformation Part II


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The Reformation Part II
  • The rise of Calvinism

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The objectives
  • Know the main beliefs of John Calvin
  • Know the names of Calvinism in other countries.
  • Identify the traits of Calvinists

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The most successful of the Protestant Religions
was Calvinism
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Who was John Calvin?
  • He was a Frenchman
  • He was trained as a priest and a lawyer
  • Calvin fled France when his brother was executed

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Like Luther, Calvin wrote a great deal
  • His Institutes of the Christian Religion
    addressed the entire world

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Calvinism was not tied to the state as
Lutheranism was
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What were the tenants of Calvinism?
  • Calvin believed the Lords supper Sacrament was
    symbolicCatholics believed that the wine and
    water changed into the blood and body of Christ

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Calvinists believed in pre-destination
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Calvinists behaved as if they were pre-destined
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In England, Calvinists were Puritans
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In France they were Huguenots
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In Scotland they were Presbyterians
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Calvinists believed they were less subject to
state authority than Lutherans
  • This significant difference propelled the belief
    in separation of Church and State

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Calvinism disapproved of Saints, elaborate
churches and anything light and frivolous
  • The elements of Catholicism Color, incense,
    saints, images were suppressed

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Geneva, Switzerland became the center of the
Calvinist faith
  • Thousands flocked to Geneva to build a city of
    Christ
  • Calvinism spread throughout Europe
  • Often, nobles and aristocrats converted, causing
    friction against the established thrones

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Calvinists promoted the belief that work was
honorable in the eyes of God
  • Hence, the Calvinist, or Puritan work ethic

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In the Dutch Netherlands, Scotland and early
colonial America (New England) forms of Calvinism
dominated
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In England, France and Germany Calvinists
countered established authority
VS
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The mix of Lutheranism, Calvinism, and
Catholicism will bubble over into the religious
wars
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The objectives you have just learned
  • Know the main beliefs of John Calvin
  • Know the names of Calvinism in other countries.
  • Identify the traits of Calvinists
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