Calvin and the Consolidation of the Genevan Reformation

Calvin and the Consolidation of the Genevan Reformation

by William G. Naphy, Naphy
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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.

Product Details

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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