Farel and the Genevese reformation.
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Published by Massachusetts Sabbath School Society in Boston .
Written in English


  • Farel, Guillaume, 1489-1565.

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Edition Notes

StatementWritten for the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society and rev. by the Committee of Publication.
ContributionsMassachusetts Sabbath School Society.
LC ClassificationsBR350.F3 A65
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4773432M
LC Control Number78253868

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Books > Antiquarian & Collectible. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. Leaving Geneva to Calvin, in Farel went to Metz to support the Reformation there. In he returned to Neuchâtel and ministered there as a pastor. He married late in life (in his 70s) much to Calvin’s disappointment, but they remained the closest of friends to the end. William Farel: Fiery Evangelist of the Reformation Introduction We who are of the Calvin Reformation rightly honor John Calvin as the great Reformer of Geneva and the spiritual father of Calvinistic churches throughout the world. In a sermon, Lemuel Haynes remarked, “Nothing is more evident than that men are prejudiced against the gospel. It is from this source that those who are for the defense of it meet with so much contempt” (The Faithful Preacher, 25).The French Reformer Guillaume Farel .

  Offering both a scholarly overview of Farel and his life, and access to his own words, this book demonstrates the importance of Farel to the Reformation. It will be welcomed not only by scholars engaged in research on French reform movements, but also by students of history, theology, or literature wishing to read some of the earliest Cited by: 1. The Life of William Farel: The Swiss Reformer. Melchior Kirchhofer. Religious Tract Society, - Reformation - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. REV. William. M. Blackburn in ePub,.mobi &.pdf formats. HT: William Gross, Onthewing. THIS volume treats of no common man and no ordinary times. A recent writer says: “The story of the times in which the Swiss Reformation was wrought, is surrounded with a sublimity, romantic grandeur and interest that attach to no part of the great German movement under Luther.”. Buy Farel and the Genevese reformation by Joseph] [Alden (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Joseph] [Alden.

— The Host — Discovery of the Huguenots Indignation of the Genevese — Three Bands march against the Idols The Frauds at St. Gervais The Miracles of St. Dominic Farel’s Reprimand — The Reformation grows stronger — Grief of the Priests — Firmness of the Reformed — Farel before the Great Council — Suppression of the Mass — The Clergy are not the Church — Sadness and Murmurs — Jesus . Guillaume Farel, (born , Gap, Dauphiné, France—died Septem , Neuchâtel, Switzerland), Reformer and preacher primarily responsible for introducing the Reformation to French-speaking Switzerland, where his efforts led to John Calvin’s establishment of the Reformed church in Geneva.   Calhoun relates, “Farel wrote his friends and said, “Do not read my book anymore. Read Calvin’s. This is a book you need to read.” This urging is telling of how Farel used his influence to organize and shape the reformation. In fact, without Farel’s prodding and leadership the reformation in Geneva may have stalled.   Farel relocated to Neuchâtel, a city where he and Antoine Froment had introduced Reformation teaching in Like Calvin in Geneva, Farel established himself in Neuchâtel until his own death in Calvin and Farel maintained a close relationship after their time together in Geneva, corresponding at least once a month for twenty years.