Calvinism


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the theological system of John Calvin and his followers emphasizing omnipotence of God and salvation by grace alone

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The Regular Baptists, who were strict Calvinists, and Separate Baptists, who were more moderate in their Calvinism and very evangelistic and less bound by confessions, joined together as United Baptists.
Competing with other, more conservative religious interpretations of America, New England Calvinism spread through the Midwest in an effort to create a culture that was resistant to slavery and came to exert a disproportionate influence on the nation as a whole through educational institutions and revival movements.
Commas are frequently missing--"Here I draw upon the work of Nicholas Tyacke who has defined early modern Calvinism.
Not only does anti-Calvinism, as Davis writes, have deep roots in American thought and letters, Calvinism itself has burrowed deep within the national psyche, making any simple judgment all but impossible.
Calvinism is busy to free itself from an oppressive service provider.
Peter's stern Calvinism and Fanny's anxious timidity suggest that they were temperamentally ill-suited to the work, and they were bounced from one station to another by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
North American Dutch Calvinism has increasingly become part of its landscape, and clergy, laity and intellectuals alike have become, to a greater or lesser degree, increasingly preoccupied with the same issues confronting the rest of North American Protestantism--for example, developments in biblical criticism and hermeneutics, the rise of feminism, the mega- and meta-church movements, and the secularization of the culture.
FAITH & LAW: HOW RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS FROM CALVINISM TO ISLAM VIEW AMERICAN LAW.
It is the first biographical exhibition in the Netherlands about the French philosopher and reformer Jean Cauvin (1509-1564 - aka John Calvin) and about Calvinism as a Dutch cultural phenomenon.
Sir Liam, like so many senior people in the medical profession, is from Scotland, an admirable country whose sons and daughters have achieved much, in no small part due to the strong influence of Calvinism on that land.
The primary contribution of From Judaism to Calvinism is Austin's description of the fluctuations of Tremellius's career, the suspicions he encountered due to his Jewish past, and the security he sought through his various institutional and personal affiliations.
He accuses Calvinism of succumbing to the same defeatism as fatalistic materialism and biological, chemical, genetic and social determinism.
The first section examines the rise of the principal Protestant churches in the 16th century: Lutheranism, Calvinism, Anglicanism and Anabaptism.
WEE Frees are being urged to drop their miserable Rev IM Jolly image - and put some cheer into Calvinism.
In England the proscription of Calvinism in the 1620's was a major cause of the civil war that broke out in 1642.