John Calvin

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Noun1.John Calvin - Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)John Calvin - Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
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Organized by the categories of pre-Reformation/late medieval, English Reformation, ceremonies, ecclesiology, Catholic Reformation and Counter-Reformation, primers, Psalms, prayers, pastoral theology, and Protestantism and the social world, they consist of writings by John Alcock, John Colet, Simon Fish, Elizabeth Tudor, John Calvin, John Field, Robert Brown, Samuel Harsnett, Robert Parsons, Richard Hooker, John Northbrooke, William Claxton, and others.
Grafton, Cynthia Tenaglia of Hudson, Mark Montvitt of Southborough, Michelle Montvitt of Italy, Theresa Montvittt of Ashland, Judy Moineau of Northborough, David Montvitt of Leominster; 11 great grandchildren; 5 nephews, Willard, Leland, Calvin, John, & William Mauro; and many great nieces and nephews.
No women are included in its list of the Top 10 Christian leaders; namely, Augustine, Francis of Assisi, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, William Tyndale, John Calvin, John Wesley, William Wilberforce, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.