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John Calvin (1509—1564) French Protestant theologian and reformer

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The term Nicodemite, derived from Nicodemus, who visited Jesus by night, generally denotes a secret or timid adherent. J. Calvin applied it to those converts to Protestantism in Catholic France who outwardly continued RC practices. In modern times Nicodemism covers all forms of religious simulation.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.


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