Protestant, Faith, Reformation, Hope
Although a French national, John Calvin spent a large part
of his career as a pastor and a theologian in Switzerland. Specifically,
he resided in Geneva between 1541 and 1564 and transformed the city
into his beloved Protestant City of God, a safe haven for Protestant
refugees from all over Europe. Indeed, so thorough was the Reformation
in Geneva that the city became known as the Protestant Rome and
the center of the new Protestant faith. In the sixteenth century, at the
time of the Reformation, Geneva was truly the Mecca to which many
Protestants gravitated and to which many Protestants looked for hope
"Raiders Of The Lost Ark,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 56
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol56/iss1/4