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Genevan

, Genevese
1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Geneva
2. of, adhering to, or relating to the teachings of Calvin or the Calvinists
3. a native or inhabitant of Geneva
4. a less common name for a Calvinist
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(10.) Eight volumes of consistory registers dating from this period are housed in the Genevan state archive: vol.
(8) To combat these ideas a group of conservative theologians, led by Francois Turretin (1623-87), imposed an oath known as the Helvetic or Formula Consensus (adopted by the Swiss Confederation in 1675, the Genevan Company of Pastors in 1678, and the Council of Two Hundred in 1679), which they hoped would guarantee purity of belief.
Despite the more extensive geographical and chronological promise of the book's title, three periods of Genevan history occupy most of the author's attention (although there are suggestive forays to other times and places, along with an extensive bibliography).
For example, Calvin's own writing was so influential that even his opponents absorbed parts of his style, and the biblical prohibition of images resulted in far fewer woodcuts in Genevan books than in their Lutheran counterparts.
Much of this millennialism was later repudiated by Ussher, though he did protest the "phenomenal paradigm shift" represented by Laud and his acolytes, who discarded the Genevan idea of the faithful remnant and the Antichrist "in order to align themselves with a more visible succession of church unity through the unreformed church in the middle ages to the church fathers." (After all, "Antichrist could nor be the Pope when the English hierarchy wanted to trace their roots through the Pope's church" [94]).
Clearly inspired by the Genevan philosopher's treatise The Social Contract, Rita Ora showed off a golden chain dress in a series of Instagram photos.
The team, this time led by Genevan researchers, has observed in detail and for the first time how this gas escapes from the overheated atmosphere of an exoplanet, literally inflated with helium.
At Patek, we practice the Genevan tradition: it's not just about the highest accuracy, but also about the highest aesthetic beauty.
Tuininga demonstrates his point with restricted reference to secondary sources--although he does engage in well-founded arguments against some of the authorities in the field--and through extensive quotation of the work of the Genevan reformer.