Skip to main content

A branch of Protestantism emphasizing the sovereignty of God and his covenants with humanity. Also known as Calvinism.

Reformed Theology (or Calvinism) is a branch of Protestant Christianity which began with John Calvin and other reformers. It has a few emphases:

  • the sovereignty of God in regards to both salvation and all of life
  • covenants as the means by which God interacts with humanity
  • an agreement on the importance of the sacraments, though there is disagreement over how exactly God uses them