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John Calvin, Political Thought

Höpfl, Harro (2010) 'John Calvin, Political Thought.' In: Lagerlund, Henrik, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy: Philosophy between 500 and 1500. Springer Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy . Springer, pp. 603-605. ISBN 9781402097287

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Abstract

John Calvin, 1509–1564, Reformer of Geneva, Frenchman, naturalized Genevan bourgeois 1559, authority for Reformed Christians throughout Europe, translator of the Bible into French, author of a famed theological text, the Institution (or Institutes) of the Christian Religion in successive Latin and French versions (first ed. 1536, last eds. 1559 (Latin), 1560 (French)), pastor, ecclesiastical organizer, bilingual preacher, and polemicist whose sermons and catechetical, controversial, and organizational works were very widely diffused.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Depositing User: Clare Chatfield
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2013 09:39
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 11:19
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/7196

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