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Calvinism began as part of the Magisterial Reformation branch of the Protestant Reformation. This article could be considered a subset of:

and is related to:

Contents

Calvinism has gone through a number of stages.

The First Reformation (1517–1580)

The Protestant Reformation took different forms in different countries. The Calvinist reformations in some of the countries are:

The Second Reformation (1621–1650)

The second reformation was given different names even in different parts of the English-speaking world. These include

Some of the articles on the First Reformation also cover the second.

The First Great Awakening (1730s and 1740s)

Neo-Calvinism

Around 1886

A version of Calvinism that has been adopted by both theological conservatives and liberals gained influence in the Dutch Reformed churches, late in the 19th century, dubbed "neo-Calvinism", which developed along lines of the theories of Dutch theologian, statesman and journalist, Abraham Kuyper.

Neo-orthodox Calvinism

After World War I: 1918+

Many Calvinists regard Neo-orthodox Calvinism as not being a form of Calvinism at all, as, unlike previous stages in the history of Calvinism, it rejects some of the more basic beliefs of non-neo-orthodox Calvinism

Christian Reconstruction (1958–)

Christian Reconstructionism is a distinct revision of Kuyper's approach, which sharply departs from that root influence through the complete rejection of pluralism, and by formulating suggested applications of the sanctions of Biblical Law for modern civil governments

See also

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Calvinism began as part of the Magisterial Reformation branch of the Protestant Reformation. This article could be considered a subset of:

and is related to:

Contents

Calvinism has gone through a number of stages.

The First Reformation (1517–1580)

The Protestant Reformation took different forms in different countries. The Calvinist reformations in some of the countries are:

The Second Reformation (1621–1650)

The second reformation was given different names even in different parts of the English-speaking world. These include

Some of the articles on the First Reformation also cover the second.

The First Great Awakening (1730s and 1740s)

Neo-Calvinism

Around 1886

A version of Calvinism that has been adopted by both theological conservatives and liberals gained influence in the Dutch Reformed churches, late in the 19th century, dubbed "neo-Calvinism", which developed along lines of the theories of Dutch theologian, statesman and journalist, Abraham Kuyper.

Neo-orthodox Calvinism

After World War I: 1918+

Many Calvinists regard Neo-orthodox Calvinism as not being a form of Calvinism at all, as, unlike previous stages in the history of Calvinism, it rejects some of the more basic beliefs of non-neo-orthodox Calvinism

Christian Reconstruction (1958–)

Christian Reconstructionism is a distinct revision of Kuyper's approach, which sharply departs from that root influence through the complete rejection of pluralism, and by formulating suggested applications of the sanctions of Biblical Law for modern civil governments

See also


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