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Cameron, John

(ca. 1579–1625). Prot. theol.; educ. Glasgow; taught at Bergerac and Sedan, Fr. tutored at Paris, Geneva, Heidelberg; pastor Bordeaux 1608: prof. Saumur* 1618; returned to Eng. 1620; principal Glasgow 1622; supported James (VI) I; returned to Saumur 1623; prof. Montauban 1624. Advocated passive obedience to government. Held that God's action on will is moral, not physical. Followers called Cameronites, and sometimes Amyraldists, because Amyraut* adopted Cameron's doctrine of grace and free will.

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