History of John Calvin: the Genius of Geneva

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Influence on America

Many of the ideas incorporated into the American Constitution were done so by men inspired by John Calvin. He had a healthy view of the depravity of man, the need for checks-and-balances in government, the division of powers, and provision for the rightful and orderly succession of rulers. Founding Father James Madison was strongly influenced by Reverend John Witherspoon, the only clergy signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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Reformation Wall, Geneva: Guillaume Farel, John Calvin, Theodore Beza, and John Knox

Economics

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John Calvin’s House, Geneva

A Detour

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Guillaume Farel, Neuchâtel

Geneva

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