Album for Calvin

calvin_geneva

This is a statue of Calvin at the Reformation Monument in Geneva.

Geneva

View of Geneva from Calvin's Church.

Calvin

An image of John Calvin at the Reformation Monument in Worms.

Calvin and Beza

Theodore Beza (shown right of Calvin above) was Calvin's successor in Geneva.

Baptistry

Ironically, the baptistery shown above was discovered while excavating beneath Calvin’s church in Geneva. Even though Calvin rejected Anabaptism, persons were baptized by immersion centuries before his ministry in Geneva.

Calvin's Church

John Calvin's church in Geneva.

Calvin's Pulpit in Geneva

Calvin's Pulpit in Geneva.

Geneva

This is a view from Calvin's church in Geneva. One can see why Geneva was described as a "city on a hill."

University of Geneva

The University of Geneva was founded by John Calvin and Théodor de Bèze in 1559.