John Calvin

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John Calvin by Mind Map: John Calvin

1. Background

1.1. Studied law

1.2. French

1.3. Went to Paris at 14, read Luther

1.4. Protestantism in France not safe, fled to Basle, Switzerland

2. Main beliefs

2.1. Two sacraments

2.2. No Christ at communion

2.3. Bible only

2.4. No popes or bishops

2.5. Predestination , " elect"

2.6. Vernacular language at mass

3. Beliefs in action

3.1. Geneva accepted him

3.2. Ministers

3.2.1. Pastors

3.2.2. Doctors

3.2.3. Elders

3.2.4. Deacons

3.3. Churches bare

3.3.1. Pulpit

3.3.2. Strict rules

3.3.2.1. No gambling

3.3.2.2. Good stuff on Sundays forbidden

3.3.2.3. No dancing

3.3.3. No distractions form Jesus

4. Ideas spread

4.1. Academy of Geneva

4.2. Huguenots, Presbyterians, Puritans

4.3. John Knox