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Calvin, the Swiss Reformed Churches, and the European Reformation

Emidio Campi

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter explores the question of Calvin's relationship to the Swiss Reformed churches, which has been largely ignored by historians with one or two exceptions. Yet there is no ignoring the fact ... More


Calvin's Church in Geneva: Constructed or Gathered? Local or Foreign? French or Swiss?

William Naphy

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When Calvin returned to Geneva in 1541, he was entrusted not just with the Ecclesiastical Ordinances but also with leading the committee to write what would become Geneva’s first, post-Revolutionary ... More


Geneva and Her Reformation

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 explores the key events leading up to Geneva’s Reformation in 1536 and the strategic role that Calvin played thereafter in constructing a city church that was reformed in doctrine and ... More


Religion or Politics?

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

In 1532 Guillaume Farel began Reforming preaching in Geneva. Fribourg’s Catholicism estranged it from Geneva (and Lausanne, where there was evangelically tinged hostility towards the bishop), but ... More


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