Calvin’s View of Life: The Meaning of All Existence to John Calvin

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Thus Calvin liberated both the natural and the cultural sciences from their Babylonian captivity to the Deformed Church of the Middle Ages.   "All human labour is of equal value," he insisted.   For, especially as regards Christians, " all are in the Lord’s service and contribute towards the maintenance of human society."40