Protestant reformation


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  • Who: John Calvin was educated at the university of paris as a theologian and developed christian ideals and practices and wrote some very controversial stuff about the church.
  • What the church is doing is wrong I have to do some thing.
  • What: He has begun to rebel against the church with other protestant reformers. He wrote doctrines that went against the church and caused much controversy.
  • We will fight against this tyranny
  • We will no longer pay your indulgences!
  • He continued on as a second generation of the original reformists and continued to fight against the tyranny of the church. but had a unemotional approach to faith that provided Protestantism's theological underpinnings, whereas Luther brought passion and populism to his religious cause.
  • In 1555, he was given absolute supremacy as leader in Geneva. While introducing many positive policies, Calvin's government also punished "impiety" and dissent against his particularly strick vision of Christianity with execution.
  • In the first five years of his rule in Geneva, 58 people were executed and 76 exiled for their religious beliefs. Calvin allowed no art other than music, and even that could not involve instruments. Under his rule, Geneva became the center of Protestantism
  • I have decided that you shall be marked a heroric
  • Calvin died on May 27, 1564, in Geneva, Switzerland. It is unknown where he is buried. Today, Calvin remains widely credited as the most important figure in the second generation of the Protestant Reformation.
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