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Gentile, Giovanni Valentino

(ca. 1520–66). B. Cosenza, Calabria, It.; anti-Trinitarian; championed Tritheism*; to Geneva ca. 1556 but left under pressure to subscribe to a confession emphasizing the Trinity*; attacked J. Calvin's* doctrine of the Trin. in Antidota; charges against him of blasphemy and mocking the Ref. Ch. led to his execution. See also Socinianism, 1.


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