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- Augustine of Hippo : (November 13 354–August 28 430) Bishop and Doctor of the Church.
- Church of Scotland : The national church of Scotland (Presbyterian), founded in the mid-16th century by John Knox as part of the Scottish Reformation.
- Evangelicalism : A historically recent collection of religious beliefs, practices, and traditions typified by an emphasis on evangelism, and by what adherents call a "personal experience" of conversion.
- France : Western European republic (population c. 64.1 million; capital Paris) extending across Europe from the English Channel in the north-west to the Mediterranean in the south-east; bounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain; founding member of the European Union. Colonial power in Southeast Asia until 1954.
- John Knox : Scottish clergyman (1514-1572), leader of the Scottish Reformation and founder of Scottish Presbyterianism.
- Martin Luther : German theologian and monk (1483-1546); led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds.
- Philipp Melanchthon : Add brief definition or description
- Plymouth Colony : English colony in North America, 1620-1691, until it was absorbed by Massachusetts.
- Protestantism : The branch of Christianity that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation of the 16th century.
- Reformation : The major religious revolution in Western Europe in the 16th century, led by Martin Luther, John Calvin and other Protestants.
- Reformed churches : A branch of Protestant Christianity subscribing to Reformed theology
- Reformed theology : An approach to doctrine and church government based on Calvinism as expressed in Reformed confessions.
- Strasbourg : Capital of Alsace in France.