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Noun: John Calvin  jón kal-vin
  1. Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
    - Calvin, Jean Cauvin, Jean Caulvin, Jean Chauvin

Type of: theologian, theologiser [Brit], theologist, theologizer

Encyclopedia: John Calvin