The Hungarian Reformed Church

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  • Shot in Budapest, Debrecen, and the beautiful Great Plain, this program explores the link between Calvinism, with its belief in predestination, and Hungarian nationhood. Speaking with ordinary believers and such public figures as the Prime Minister and Bishop Laszlo Tokes, the program offers an insight into the spiritual side of Hungary.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 24, 2012.
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  • Hungarian Nationalism and Calvinism (2:15) -- Political History (1:44) -- Hungarians and Romania's Freedom (1:20) -- Prime Minister on Calvinism and Nation (2:16) -- Calvin's Doctrines (1:01) -- Communism's Spiritual Effects (3:25) -- Plains Heartland (1:37) -- Hymns (1:13) -- Calvin on Ministers, Redemption and Sacraments (2:11) -- Difficult Lives in Hungary (3:09) -- Debrecen (2:26) -- God's Plan and Hungary (1:53) -- Credits: The Hungarian Reformed Church (0:59)
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