Reformations & Touchstone Diplomacy by S. M. Hutchens
Some years ago I was in Geneva on Reformation Sunday and took the opportunity to attend services at the Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, the adopted home church of John Calvin, and one of the focal points of the Reformation. The sermon was neatly crafted and celebrated what the occasion called for, not by criticizing anything distinctly Roman, but by making the Reformation a major event in the ongoing work of overthrowing regressive ideas and attitudes that is ever at the true heart of Christianity.
It was my impression that the Genevois, having at present greater spiritual affinity with their native son Rousseau than with the cross-grained reformer from Noyon, have made the . . .
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