John Calvin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n John Calvin Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
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Usage

In literature:

John Calvin was conscientious toward his logical system.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
You see it was John Calvin.
"An Orkney Maid" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Has he never heard of John Calvin and Martin Luther?
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
What were the characteristics of the Genevan system instituted by John Calvin?
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
Calvin, John, the real author of Rector Cop's address, i.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
Na, there's no room for splairgers under the fower quarters of John Calvin.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
In his youth he knew John Calvin, and learned in the school of Beza.
"The White Plumes of Navarre" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
In this same year (1537) John Calvin at Geneva published his catechism for children.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Learned, John Calvin, paper by, in full, 267; sketch of, 267.
"The Library and Society" by Various
Calvin, John, 77, 82; opinion of, on English Prayer Book, 86; criticism of Knox's treatment at Frankfort by, 93, 106, 110.
"John Knox" by Wm. M. Taylor
When John Calvin entered the cavern he was recognized by some of the reformers.
"The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer" by Eugène Sue
Calvin, John (1509-1564), 13.
"French Classics" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
I believe in John Calvin, John Knox, and Jeannie Geddes.
"A Book of Ghosts" by Sabine Baring-Gould
It was that John Calvin.
"The Open Question" by Elizabeth Robins
Do you know as I read it I can almost hear John Calvin laugh in his grave.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Even John Calvin, whose view had been blurred by the "Five Points," allowed the people to enjoy themselves on Sunday afternoon.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
His father, John Bailey I, and his brothers Calvin and Lebbeus also were clockmakers.
"Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers" by Silvio A. Bedini
This was the sagacious, learned, and pious JOHN CALVIN, who was born in the year 1509.
"The Life of Philip Melanchthon" by Karl Friedrich Ledderhose
For one thing, John Knox had been a party to its preparation; so had Calvin.
"The Greatest English Classic" by Cleland Boyd McAfee
Calvin, John, 232, 268, 274, 315.
"The Works of John Knox, Volume 2 (of 6)" by John Knox
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In poetry:

O spirit of Calvin! O shade of John Knox!
The Kirk is in danger, her faith orthodox;
In Moses, the God-given commandments an' law,
There are mony that say are worth naething ava.
"Rhymes For The Times: III" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Jockeys Calvin Borel , Garrett Gomez and John Velazquez are first-time finalists for election into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs.
Calvinism generally refers to five doctrinal points – Total depravity, Unconditional election, Limited atonement, Irresistible grace, and Perseverance of the saints (or TULIP) – that were established after John Calvin died.
John Calvin with Desi & Cody and Young Readers 10 pm Thursday Kamp's Deli & XIII X Lounge 1310 N W 25th 819-6004 $6.
A Biography by Calvin Tomkins Henry Holt/a John Macrae book, 550 pp.
John Coolidge , the son of President Calvin Coolidge and the oldest living offspring of an American president, died on Wednesday in Lebanon, N.H.
After Grant Hill had his left ankle surgically repaired last Wednesday in Baltimore, Calvin Hill, the father of the Orlando Magic forward, sat in a waiting room chatting with John Gabriel, the general manager of the Magic.
SANFORD — John Calvin Matthews, 79, passed away Monday, July 9th, 2012 at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Va. A graveside service will be held at 4:00 pm Saturday at Lemon Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery by Rev.
John Calvin Stamey 72 of Demorest died Nov 29 2011.
John Calvin , former New Madrid County commissioner, dies.
John H Calvin, a retired farmer and county judge, died Monday, Sept 27, 2010, following an extended illness.
Born in Hart County, Georgia on March 23, 1924, she was the daughter of the late John Calvin and Bessie Pearl Kelly Sartin.
Reporters Scott Feldman, Scott Waltman, Calvin Men, and John Papendick capture the excitement of Gypsy Days from early Sat.
Receiver Calvin John caught two touchdown passes to help Stafford pave the way.
I've often wondered what sort of conversation Protestant Reformer John Calvin and Catholic Bishop Francis de Sales would have had if they had met.
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