are predestined, not made, but I certainly have enough Calvinist
ancestry to have inherited a predisposition toward it.
Moreover, the Calvinist
accusation that the Catholic doctrine of ex opera operato is magical and Deistic is founded on a misconstrual of Catholic teaching: the principle of ex opera operato expresses the instrumental causality of the sacramental rite, but the efficient cause remains the Holy Spirt.
in the English church, both puritans and conformists, formed what has been called a "Calvinist
consensus," influential at the very center of the Jacobean church, (3) but coming under attack by Laudians from the mid-1620s on.
Despite their dogmatic mistrust against materialism, Calvinists
, Lutherans, and Anglicans were soon to invent their own hallowed sites.
s hardy hand of Catholics and Calvinists
may indeed contribute in the long run to making a modest difference for civil society.
While the Copts are relatively new to the religious tapestry of North America, the Calvinists
established churches and other ethno/religious structures soon after their arrival in Ontario after World War II.
Finally, Moore turns his argument against the view that the later Calvinists
departed from Calvin on the atonement--if Calvin did not teach a strictly limited atonement, as is arguable, then later Calvinists
like Preston, far from departing from Calvin, returned to him after a Perkinsian detour.
The study found that Dutch Calvinists
notice embedded visual patterns quicker than their atheist compatriots.
Such a continuity is possible because Schmidt significantly alters the traditionally perceived sides of the equation: seventeenth-century Calvinists
in his study emerge as less punitive with regards to mental infirmity, while Restoration Anglicans more cautiously embrace the merits of medical cures.
My hunch is that because Calvinists
added a mark (discipline) to two of Luther's most popular constituents of the church (proclamation of the word and administration of the sacraments) they were important in the development of the idea of marks.
The only deficiency lies in the unanswered question of how Calvinists
can cooperate through missions.
The Protestant Reformation merely diversified the murderous power-mongering to Lutherans, Calvinists
and other ``reformers.
Likewise, Calvin said: "Don't call yourselves Calvinists
and don't let other people call you by that name.
The closest Reformation counterpart to today's Islamic fundamentalists were the Calvinists
, whose movement arose a few decades after Lutheranism.
They celebrate space, unlike the Calvinists
from Switzerland and Holland who like to rationalize it.