Definition of Jean caulvin
1. Noun. Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564).
Generic synonyms: Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
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1. Switzerland, Together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1922)
"... and the following year the theologian .lohn Calvin (properly jean caulvin or Chauvin), a refugee from Paris, who was born at Noyon in Picardy in 1501), ..."
2. The World's History: A Survey of Man's Record by Hans Ferdinand Helmolt (1903)
"... real head in John Calvin (jean caulvin), who, leaning more on Zwingli than on Luther, began a work which was in many respects independent (circa 1530). ..."
3. Histoire de la réformation de la Suisse by Abraham Ruchat (1836)
"jean caulvin, qui par un léger changement de nom, suivant l'usage des savans de son siècle, voulut être appelé Calvin, naquit le 10 juillet de l'an 1509, ..."
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