Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: John Calvin

  • John Calvin: his rule in Geneva and his many illnesses

    At the age of twenty-three the great French religious reformer abandoned his Catholic faith, becoming in time the founder of one of the most important branches of Protestantism. During his life he wrote numerous tracts on various aspects of religion, notably emphasizing predestination and the supremacy of the Trinity, and advocating a simpler and more…