Issue 71 : The French Huguenots and the Wars of Religion
Originally published in 2001
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Table of Contents
Interesting & unusual facts about the Huguenots—and their enemies.
As repression became a way of life in France, Huguenots faced three choices: convert, go underground, or risk everything to reach le Refuge.
Suspicious and scared, the king of France ordered a political assassination. Then the real killing began.
Reforming doctrine was just the beginning of a vigorous campaign to restructure Christian life—at church, at home, and in each believer's heart.
No misdeed went unpunished in Calvin's Geneva.
Lacking political protection or religious freedom, French Reformed thinkers forged a unique expression of faith.
In the Prefatory Address to his Institutes, John Calvin defends both his doctrine and its battered believers.
How one of France's greatest poets made sense of the Huguenot tragedies.
Huguenot intrigues swirled around a handful of key figures.
As obscure now as his tiny native village, Pierre Viret once captured the hearts of the Huguenots.
Pluralism and evangelicalism collide in contemporary France. A conversation with Sébastien Fath.