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Protestant Reformer John Calvin, an inspiration and guide to many evangelicals. Religion News Service file photo.

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The 16th century Protestant Reformer John Calvin is perhaps best known as the godfather of Reformed churches, including Presbyterianism. But it’s young American evangelicals who are now picking up his theological torch. Religion News Service photo courtesy Library of Congress

(RNS1-JUN18) The 16th century Protestant Reformer John Calvin is perhaps best known as the godfather of Reformed churches, including Presbyterianism. But it’s young American evangelicals who are now picking up his theological torch. For use with RNS-CALVIN-500, transmitted June 18, 2009. Religion News Service photo courtesy Library of Congress.