Jean Caulvin

noun
Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
Syn: ↑Calvin, ↑John Calvin, ↑Jean Cauvin, ↑Jean Chauvin
Instance Hypernyms: ↑theologian, ↑theologist, ↑theologizer, ↑theologiser

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  • Jean Cauvin — noun Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509 1564) • Syn: ↑Calvin, ↑John Calvin, ↑Jean Caulvin, ↑Jean Chauvin • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jean Chauvin — noun Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509 1564) • Syn: ↑Calvin, ↑John Calvin, ↑Jean Cauvin, ↑Jean Caulvin • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calvin — noun 1. United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911 ) • Syn: ↑Melvin Calvin • Instance Hypernyms: ↑chemist 2. Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • John Calvin — noun Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509 1564) • Syn: ↑Calvin, ↑Jean Cauvin, ↑Jean Caulvin, ↑Jean Chauvin • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • theologiser — noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology • Syn: ↑theologian, ↑theologist, ↑theologizer • Derivationally related forms: ↑theologise, ↑theologize (for: ↑theologizer) …   Useful english dictionary

  • theologist — noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology • Syn: ↑theologian, ↑theologizer, ↑theologiser • Derivationally related forms: ↑theologise (for: ↑theologiser), ↑theologiz …   Useful english dictionary

  • theologizer — noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology • Syn: ↑theologian, ↑theologist, ↑theologiser • Derivationally related forms: ↑theologise (for: ↑theologiser), ↑theologize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calvin — Calvin, Johannes (Jean Caulvin oder Cauvin), der Reformator und kirchliche Diktator zu Genf, geb. 10. Juli 1509 zu Noyon in der Picardie, gest. 27. Mai 1564. Von seinem Vater Gérard, Prokureur Fiskal und bischöflichem Sekretär, zum geistlichen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Calvin — Calvīn, Joh., eigentlich Jean Caulvin oder Cauvin, Reformator, geb. 10. Juli 1509 zu Noyon in der Pikardie, studierte Jurisprudenz, flüchtete 1533 als Anhänger der Reformation aus Paris nach Basel, wirkte seit 1536 in Genf, wurde 1538 von hier… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Calvin — John Calvin (1509 1564), Protestant leader, born Jean Caulvin, the surname related to Fr. Chauvin (Cf. CHAUVINISM (Cf. chauvinism)), from L. calvus bald …   Etymology dictionary

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