Calvin and the Consolidation of the Genevan Reformation

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This book chronicles the history of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Geneva under the leadership of John Calvin and is the best modern study of the Genevan Reformation available. The narrative of this work is enhanced by twenty-seven tables of extensive statistical data and eleven prosopographical appendices drawn from the author's extensive studies in the Geneva archives. His work shows the challenges faced by Calvin and his associates as they sought to proclaim and enact their Christian faith in ...
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Overview

This book chronicles the history of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Geneva under the leadership of John Calvin and is the best modern study of the Genevan Reformation available. The narrative of this work is enhanced by twenty-seven tables of extensive statistical data and eleven prosopographical appendices drawn from the author's extensive studies in the Geneva archives. His work shows the challenges faced by Calvin and his associates as they sought to proclaim and enact their Christian faith in a Genevan society that was facing severe problems with the influx of refugees from all over Europe.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780719041419
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1994
  • Pages: 272

Meet the Author

William G. Naphy is Professor of History at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He is a well-known scholar of the Protestant Reformation in Geneva and the author of numerous articles.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Appendices
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduciton 1
1 Factionalism: the Genevan disease 12
2 Calvin and his colleagues 53
3 Calivin and the magistrates: the first crisis 84
4 Geneva: hospitality and xenophobia 121
5 The pastors: ministers or masters? 144
6 Calvin and the magistrates: the final crisis 167
7 Calvin triumphant 208
Appendices 237
Sources 251
Index 259
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