Calvinism in the Netherlands: why are the Dutch so Calvinist in nature?

Imagine arriving in the Netherlands after having read a lot about the history of this wonderful country, expecting beautiful Gothic Cathedrals everywhere, a strong Protestant base, a huge Catholic following and an atheist minority, only to be hit with the biggest surprise I’ve ever had. Oh, there were beautiful Gothic church buildings alright, but it … Continue reading Calvinism in the Netherlands: why are the Dutch so Calvinist in nature?