Persecution of French Protestants led part of my family to come to America.
Weakened Calvinism is no Calvinism: Arminius, Amyraut and the Marrowmen « Churchmouse Campanologist:
"After John Calvin’s death and the expansion of his theology in France, the Netherlands and the British mainland, theologians began to parse his teachings more closely."
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GJ - Many glib Lutherans talk about Calvin at the PowerPoint level - at least the parts they remember. We need to understand the movement from Calvin to Pietism to UOJ in order to comprehend the debacle of forgiveness without faith. Knowing about Calvinism is a good start.
My advisor at Notre Dame, Tjaard Hommes, was a Dutch Remonstrant (Arminian). His favorite theologian was Paul Tillich.