François Turrettini

François Turrettini (* 17. October 1623 in Geneva; † 28. September 1687 ebenda) was a reformed theologian.

He was the son Geneva theology professor Bénédict Turrettini and became 1648 according to studies in Geneva, suffering, Utrecht, Paris, Saumur, Montauban and Nîmes minister in Geneva and 1653 likewise professor of theology at that Geneva academy. Together with Johann Heinrich Heidegger he wrote 1674 the Consensus Helveticus against Moyse Amyraut. While it belonged the strict calvinistischen Orthodoxie, its son became Jean Alphonse Turrettini as well as Jean Frédéric Ostervald and Samuel who rock the Wegbereiter of Pietismus and clearing-up.

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