Cyril Lucaris (Patriarch of Alexandira 1601-1620, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople 1620-1638, intermittently) is best known for his controversial Confession of Faith which propounds Calvinist thought. This paper explores the extent of the Calvinisms of this Confession by examining his take on the procession of Spirit and on icons, both of which seem un-Calvinist on the surface, but actually show how similar his thought is to that of Calvin.

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