John Calvin - Reformation

John Calvin - Reformation

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  • Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ.
  • Indulgences for Sale! Ticket out of hell and into heaven!
  • These indulgences are a scam!
  •  However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
  • During the period 1528 - 1529, John Calvin was training as a humanist Lawyer at the University of Orlèans, France. 
  • You're a heretic, so get out of my Church!
  • John Calvin felt that the Catholic Church was wrong in selling indulgences and did not like the ways of Christianity.
  • France's Protestantism Church
  • He started to speak out about how the church was wrong and that a reformed religion is better than buying indulgences.
  • WHERE DID THAT HERATIC GO!!
  • He went that way!
  • The Church called him a heretic and kicked him out.
  • John broke off from the Roman Catholic church and converted to Protestantism. The Church and its followers created a movement against what they perceived to be errors in the Roman Catholic Church. 
  • AS A LEADING PROTESTANT REFORMER, CALVIN WENT TO GENEVA TO HELP THE CITY TO SPLIT FROM THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. HOWEVER, CALVIN'S REFORMS WERE NOT WELCOME BY THOSE WHO WERE IN POWER. CONSEQUENTLY, HE FLED AND WENT INTO HIDING.
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