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Calvinism is a theological system and an approach to the Christian life that emphasizes God's sovereignty in all things. Named after John Calvin, it falls within the realm of Protestant Christianity. Calvinism was the belief of the Huguenots, and found congenial soil in Scotland. See also Protestant work ethic.
- Crypto-Calvinism: German Protestants accused of Calvinist leanings within the Lutheran church in the late 16th century
- Jansenism: a radical Augustinian group within the Catholic Church with doctrinal distinctives very similar to Calvinism
- Welsh Methodist revival, 1904-1905 Welsh Revival
- Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
- Puritans: Calvinists in England.
- Pilgrims: Puritan separatists who left Europe for America in search of freedom of religion.
- Huguenots: followers of Calvinism in France, the 16th and 17th century.
- Boer Calvinists: Boere-Afrikaners that hold to Reformed Theology.
- Reformed churches: denominations that have historically adhered to Calvinist doctrine.