Start Form of christianity dating back to luther and calvin

Form of christianity dating back to luther and calvin

Certainly the significance of these two great personalities cannot be exaggerated.

The disruption triggered wars, persecutions and the so-called Counter-Reformation, the Catholic Church’s delayed but forceful response to the Protestants.

He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1564., an early attempt to standardize the theories of Protestantism.

Calvin's religious teachings emphasized the sovereignty of the scriptures and divine predestination—a doctrine holding that God chooses those who will enter Heaven based His omnipotence and grace.

Even those of us who do not subscribe to many of their views are forced to admit that they stood out as great leaders, notwithstanding their mistakes, in the historical movement which was moving toward individual responsibility and freedom of thought.