Although there is considerable diversity within the Reformed community, it is fair to say that the ideas of John Calvin strongly influenced Reformed worship practice. Calvin’s Strassburg Liturgy is presented below.
Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531) grew up in an educated and affluent home and, at his father’s bidding, studied in Vienna for the priesthood. In 1506 he was named a parish priest in Glarus where he demonstrated great skills as an orator.
George Whitefield (1714-1770) was one of the great names in evangelism. He was born in Gloucester, England, and entered Oxford in 1733.
Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) was a Dutch theologian and statesman.