John Calvin's Influence On His Education

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“A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.” –John Calvin [1]John Calvin was born in the town of Noyon France on July 10, 1509. He was an influential reformed who worked in many churches. [2]Before he began working as a reformer, he had an amazing education. [5]When he became a Christian, he used his education to eagerly study the Bible. [6]He wrote several Christian books. [4]During his final years he wrote more books and opened a school for young adults. [3]Amazingly, his legacy lives on today. [2]From the time he was young until his work for the Reformation, Calvin had a stunning education. At the age of 12, he was employed by a bishop to be a clerk. During this time, he had the opportunity to attend the College de le Marche. [5]While he was there, he learned Latin from one of the school’s greatest teachers, Mathurin Cordier. [3]Immediately after completing the Latin course, he joined the College de Montiago as a Philosophy student. [4]Believing he could make an increasingly larger amount of money as a lawyer rather than a priest-Calvin’s father withdrew him from College de Montiago and enrolled him in the University of Orleans, in 1525. After a few years of studying there, Calvin joined the University of Bourges. [6]There he studied…show more content…
[6]His education was incredible. [1]God knew that he was going to be a great reformer and gave him this education so that he could use it to inform others about Christ. [3]Significantly, Calvin’s reform work stands out the most. [5]If he had not helped reform the Christian religion, many of us would not be true believing Christians like we are now. [4]Living the amazing life of a true believer, Calvin gave us many examples to trustingly live by. Calvin’s legacy, which is still seen today, encourages many believers just like he did hundreds of years ago as a Christian

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