The form of Protestantism that originated with Ulrich Zwingli (or Huldrych) (A.D. 1484–1531) Swiss pastor and theologian based in Zurich, a founding figure of the Reformed Protestant tradition, m... more in Switzerland and was carried forward by John Calvin (A.D. 1509-1564) French Protestant theologian who lived most of his adult life in Geneva. He was the most influential figure in Reformed t... more, that takes its name from the assertion that the church needs to be reformed according to the Bible. It was typically characterized by a strong belief in The Augustinian doctrine that God bestows the grace of salvation on some individuals while assigning others to hell, independent of human choice or ac... more and a rejection of ritualistic worship. Many separate religions come under the umbrella of this broad term. Reformed Protestantism became the dominant form of Protestantism in Holland and in other non-Lutheran areas. Puritans, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and many Baptists were expressions of this movement in the English speaking world.