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Author(s): Johannes Wîtte
A. Calvinism and Calvin Calvinism is the name given to that form of Protestantism which had its origin, either directly or indirectly, in the reforming activity of John Calvin (1509–1564). The name itself was introduced by the Lutherans against Calvin’s wish. Calvinism took root in the French and Swiss humanism of the early 16th century and, accordingly, it cannot be considered merely as a variant of Lutheranism, though it is true that “the basic teaching of Luther is also that of Calvin” (E. Trölts…