John Calvin

by: Nikhil Sadagopa


His views contrasted to the Church's because he said it didn't matter what people did during views while the Church said what you did in your life matters


There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.

Beliefs and reforms


Believed in predestination: god decides who goes to heaven and who doesn't before they are born. He believed that is doesn't matter if you lived a good or bad life. People just go to wherever God wants them to.

Believed that people should live a simple life without luxuries and entertainment.

Believed in Theocracy

New branches were formed from his beliefs as many people believed it.