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Goulart, Simon
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(Oct 20, 1543, Senlis, Picardy – Feb 3, 1628, Geneva). After studying law and converting to Protestantism, Goulart moved to Geneva in 1566 and became pastor in the nearby municipalities of Chancy and Cartigny. In 1571, he assumed the pastorate in Genève-St. Gervais. Apart from brief pastoral activities in French congregations, he officiated there until the end of his life. After the death of T. Beza in 1605, he chaired the Vénérable Compagnie des pasteurs for seven years. Goulart was less an inventive thinker than an editor, translator and collector. Hi…

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Strohm, Christoph , “Goulart, Simon”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_08953>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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