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By Darryl Hart

This in a timely fashion advised heritage of Reformed Protestantism takes those church buildings via their complete 500-year history—from sixteenth-century Zurich and Geneva to fashionable destinations as remote as Seoul and São Paulo. D. G. Hart explores in particular the social and political advancements that enabled Calvinism to set up an international presence.


Hart’s process positive aspects major episodes within the institutional historical past of Calvinism which are answerable for its modern profile. He strains the political and spiritual conditions that first created area for Reformed church buildings in Europe and later contributed to Calvinism’s enlargement world wide. He discusses the results of the yank and French Revolutions on ecclesiastical institutions in addition to 19th- and twentieth-century communions, rather in Scotland, the Netherlands, the USA, and Germany, that at once challenged church dependence at the country. elevating vital questions on secularization, spiritual freedom, privatization of religion, and where of faith in public lifestyles, this ebook will charm not just to readers with pursuits within the historical past of faith but in addition within the function of faith in political and social existence today.

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