His entire life was dedicated to his beliefs even when it all turned for the worst. After being turned in by his friend, Henry Philips, he was imprisoned for 500 days before he was sentenced. Strangled and burned at the stake for his crimes Tyndale paid the ultimate price, but even at that point his impact had been done as thousands of his New Testament copies were in Europe’s streets. Tyndale not only sacrificed his own life but helped the Reformation unravel. As he translated the Bible, into a language and wording most could understand, he gave power to the people to make their decision on the Church of the time. Without him, the reformation would not have held the strength as it did, since the majority of the people were actually oblivious to the scriptures they had blindly followed under the Catholic Church.
Just as William Tyndale became a vital part of the Reformation, John Calvin exceeded such accomplishments as a Protestant theologian. Instead of