24.2.09

Jansenism Was Calvinism Disguised

Joseph Fromm shows the connection between Jansenism and Calvinism. Jansenism was the single most insidious threat to the church in France during the reign of Louis XIV. In the end Louis XIV was forced to close two convent in which the heresy was taught.

We may now speak of Jansenism, the most insidious heresy ever introduced into the Church, against which the Society of Jesus combated literally to the death. A part of the doctrine of Martin Luther, accentuated by Calvin, was that man had no free will, that he always remained bad, and that we were saved independently of any merit of our own. more...

Dieu le Roy!
Brantigny

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