Jean Cauvin


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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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Consequently, the French term genre engenders a certain ambiguity in so far as these cultural phenomena have well defined names in their different cultural milieu" (Obiang 1991: 29); "It can happen that the word conte [tale] does not everywhere encompass the same realities and the various African words translated into French by conte are not necessarily 'contes' in the French meaning of the term" (Jean Cauvin quoted by Monsard 1991: 58); "For the Apindji, the word Nkana means tale, legend, proverb" (Monsard 1991 : 58).
John Calvin (from the latinized form of Jean Cauvin) was born in the episcopal town of Noyon, France, to Jeanne and Gerard Cauvin.
(adapted form of Jean Cauvin, 1509 - 1564) French Protestant reformer.
But at the Marburg Colloquy, they failed and, so, the northern and southern movements remained separate, identified as "Lutheran" and "Reformed." Geneva joined the southern movement in 1535 under William Farel, assisted by the young French scholar Jean Cauvin who arrived in Geneva the next year.