Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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John Calvin
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John (or Jean) Calvin was born in Noyon in Picardy, north of Paris, in 1509. As a young man he studied at the Collège de la Marche, in Paris. It is believed that, after completing his course, he entered the Collège de Montaigu. His movements during the mid-1520s took him from the University of Paris to the University of Orléans, University of Bourges and back to the Col…

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Balserak, Jon, “John Calvin”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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