Calvin Reformation

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What did Calvin believe in?
Double pre-destination - God had already chosen an elect to be saved and the rest would be damned.
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What four sections were there of the Ecclesiastical Ordinances?
Pastors, doctors, deacons and elders - they would enforce their social and moral standards
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Who were the Little Council?
24 men who met three times a week. The real power lies here.
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What was the job of the Consistory?
They had the duty to enforce high standards of religious and social behaviour. They had the authority to punish people who were not up to standard.
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What year were Calvin and Farel expelled from Geneva - and why?
1538 - they refused to hold communion on Easter Sunday,
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What was the condition that Calvin would return to Geneva (also, what was the date?)
The Little Council had to accept the Ecclesiastical Ordinances (how he would run the city) and they were drafted in 1541.
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What were the name of the families that opposed Calvin? And what did he nickname them?
The Perrins, The Berthelier's and The Favre's - Calvin nicknamed them 'The Libertines' which was an offensive term.
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Who are the three main religious opponents to Calvin?
Sebastian Castellio (expelled), Michael Servetus (biggest opponent, burnt at the stake), Ameaux (humiliated)
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What is a theocratic state?
A state ruled by it's priests or ministers, in which the laws are obeyed as commands from God.
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What are the people of Basle said to have said about Calvin?
"They have always feared me rather than loved me" - Calvin enamored respect rather than adoration.
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What year was Calvin virtually unchallenged?
1555 - the Consistory was given power to put people on trial and the Little Council mostly supported its decrees.
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What did Calvin present to Geneva in 1536?
Confession of Faith and the 21 Articles on the Organisation of the Church.
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