The Covenant Themes

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Catholicism vs Calvanism

Dr. John Calvin was a Frenchman who published several books in his twenties that documented his search for religious truth. One of those, 'Institutes of the Christian Religion' was filled with clarity of thought and reason that invited it's readers to follow him with fundamentals that sprang straight from the Old Testament. Revolutionary as well, in it he rejected the idea of Mass, compulsory confessions, saints and all of their relics. He denies the Virgin Mary is anything special, calls monasteries and nunneries abominations, rejects priests calling them power grasping functionaries, and cites that it should be obvious by now to all that the Pop is unnecessary. Instead, he advocated that a body of doctors prescribe how men and women should behave, that clergymen be the functionaries that explain their theology to the masses, that a body of elders assume the responsibility for the church's survival...

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