Christ’s Churches Purely Reformed: A Social History of

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European territories under the rule of the Spanish king around 1580(The Netherlands are in light green) on a map showing modern-day state borders. Calvin himself saw no need and no scriptural basis for any holiday other than Sunday, and Reformed Protestants usually celebrated extremely few of them. (..) The mainstream of established Calvinism, the Reformed churches of Zurich, Bern, France, the Netherlands, and the Palatinate, celebrated four holidays besides Sundays: Christmas, Easter, Ascension Day, and Pentecost; the Dutch and the Palatinate also added New Year's Day.

Pages: 704

Publisher: Yale University Press (September 10, 2004)

ISBN: 030010507X

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