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From Noyon to Geneva

W.A. Dreyer
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 44 | a176 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v44i0.176 | © 2010 W.A. Dreyer | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 26 July 2010 | Published: 26 July 2010

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W.A. Dreyer, Department of Church History, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Abstract

This article contains a brief biography of John Calvin. It serves as an introduction to the publication of the Conventus Reformatus on the occasion of celebrating Calvin’s birth 500 years ago. The article follows Calvin’s life, from his birth in Noyon until his death in Geneva. The focus is on persons and events which had a substantial influence on Calvin. Calvin’s theology is discussed in other contributions in this publication.

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Calvin Biography; Calvin Cities Where Studied And Worked; Calvin People Who Influenced

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