Calvin and the Consolidation of the Genevan Reformation  -     By: William G. Naphy
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Calvin and the Consolidation of the Genevan Reformation

Westminster John Knox Press / 2003 / Paperback

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"No future study of 16th-century Geneva can ignore this work,"---Choice. Based on Naphy's extensive study of the archives, this is perhaps the finest modern study of the period from 1541 to 1555, when Calvin turned Geneva into an international center for the emerging Protestant movement. 272 pages, softcover. Westminster/John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0664226620
ISBN-13: 9780664226626
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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 a Genevan society that was facing severe problems with the influx of refugees from all over Europe.

Author Bio

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.

Author Bio

William G. Naphy is Head of the Department of History/Director of Teaching, School of History and History of Art at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Publisher Description

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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