[ US /ˈkæɫvənəst, ˈkæɫvɪnɪst/ ]
  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents
  1. an adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin
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How To Use Calvinist In A Sentence

  • Frederick, a bisexual misanthrope in a childless, political marriage, was a lapsed Calvinist who held all religions in contempt.
  • King of France under the name of Charles X; Spifame (1548-58) who became a Calvinist in 1559, and was afterwards accused of forgery and beheaded at Geneva in 1556; the polemist Sorbin de Ste-Foi The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
  • Separate Baptists essentially remained Calvinist in their soteriology but were patently aggressive in their evangelism and missiology.
  • Calvinist missionaries dealt with a culture that had aikane by calling christianist and capitalist culture "manly," Hawaiian society "feudal," and feudalism "effeminate. Archive 2006-11-01
  • This little gentilesse pleased, and atoned for the popery of my house, which was not serious enough for Madame de Boufflers, who is Montmorency, et du sang du premier Chritien; and too serious for Madame Dusson, who is a Dutch Calvinist. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3
  • This Dobson critter is a religious determinist, specifically, a variant of a Calvinist predestinarian (John Calvin, 16th Century Protestant theologian; a Protestant when being a Protestant could get you burned at the stake). Think Progress » James Dobson to start new nonprofit and radio show, giving him ‘greater leeway to hold forth on politics.’
  • Within five years, surviving numerous assassination attempts, he managed to convert thousands of Calvinists back to Catholicism.
  • The elevation of the Bible by the Protestants, and particularly the Calvinists — what has been called the bibliolatry of the sixteenth century — was to have im - portant and widespread consequences. CHRISTIANITY IN HISTORY
  • A devout Calvinist Methodist and strict advocate of temperance, Davies became a patron of Nonconformist and other charitable and educational causes.
  • Early Baptists, of course, found themselves restrained by Calvinist predestinarian tenets.
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