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Calvinism

(Encyclopedia) Calvinism, term used in several different senses. It may indicate the teachings expressed by John Calvin himself; it may be extended to include all that developed…

Calvin, John

(Encyclopedia) Calvin, John, 1509–64, French Protestant theologian of the Reformation, b. Noyon, Picardy. Early Life Calvin early prepared for an ecclesiastical…

Klein, Calvin Richard

(Encyclopedia) Klein, Calvin Richard klīn [key], 1942–, American fashion designer, b. New York City. In 1968 he established Calvin Klein Limited, which produced clothes and accessories…

Calvin, Melvin

(Encyclopedia) Calvin, Melvin, 1911–97, American organic chemist and educator, b. St. Paul, Minn., grad. Michigan College of Mining and Technology, 1931, Ph.D. Univ. of Minnesota, 1935…

Stowe, Calvin Ellis

(Encyclopedia) Stowe, Calvin Ellis stō [key], 1802–86, American educator, b. Natick, Mass., grad. Bowdoin College, 1824, and Andover Theological Seminary, 1828; husband of Harriet…

Bridges, Calvin Blackman

(Encyclopedia) Bridges, Calvin Blackman, 1889–1938, American geneticist, b. Schuyler Falls, N.Y., grad. Columbia (B.S., 1912; Ph.D., 1916). In his research he collaborated with T. H.…

Coolidge, Calvin

(Encyclopedia) Coolidge, Calvin, 1872–1933, 30th President of the United States (1923–29), b. Plymouth, Vt. John Calvin Coolidge was a graduate of Amherst College and was admitted to…

Kendall, Edward Calvin

(Encyclopedia) Kendall, Edward Calvin, 1886–1972, American biochemist, b. South Norwalk, Conn., grad. Columbia (B.S., 1908; Ph.D., 1910). At St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, he…

John Calvin

Name at birth: Jean CauvinFew theologians have had more influence on Western Christian thought and culture than John Calvin, one of the fathers of the Reformed branch of Protestant Christianity.…

Calvin Coolidge

Name at birth: John Calvin CoolidgeFamed for his taciturn New England attitude and no-nonsense approach to governance, Calvin Coolidge was president of the United States from 1923-1929. As the…