John Calvin

NOUN
  1. Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
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  • Martin Luther and John Calvin, was that the Church had largely abandoned the Augustinian doctrine of Grace. Augustine vs. Pelagius Part Two - Grace, Salvation, and Redemption | Heretical Ideas Magazine
  • 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.’
  • The religious doctrines of John Calvin, emphasizing the omnipotence of God and the salvation of the elect by God's grace alone.
  • Calvinism---Strict theological doctrine of the French Protestant church reformer John Calvin (1509-1564) and the basis of Puritan society.
  • The Reformation in Geneva led by John Calvin obviously had its social functions while it reconstructed the theological system and religious life.
  • Even John Calvin, that great exponent of Christian liberty, famously forced his godless opponents to burn their own books publicly in order to escape execution.
  • Moroney examines the views of John Calvin, Abraham Kuyper, and Emil Brunner regarding the noetic effects of sin, the ways in which sin negatively affects and undermines human knowledge.
  • John Calvin's faith offers predestined salvation for a lucky few and requires adherents to work hard and shun ostentation.
  • Calvinism---Strict theological doctrine of the French Protestant church reformer John Calvin (1509-1564) and the basis of Puritan society.
  • Although I am a Calvinist, I disagree with John Calvin on paedobaptism. The Scriptorium Daily: Middlebrow
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