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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 community was part of a small and isolated Calvinist Dutch enclave surrounded by Catholic territories, the largest and most important of which was Aachen, a Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire.
Meanwhile, thanks to my alma mater (Princeton) and my employer (Yale), both founded by Calvinists, I've spent the last thirteen years within easy walking distance of either Jonathan Edwards's grave or a life-size replica thereof.
It suggests that educationally these conforming Calvinists trained soon-to-be Calvinist preachers from Jesuit materials, despite the terms of the founding of their college.
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.
Calvinists 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.
James Skillen helpfully lays out the setting of sphere sovereignty in the pluralist political philosophy of Dutch Calvinist Herman Dooyeweerd.
This paper explores the stages of ethnic and religious adaptation and transformation of two immigrant groups: Christian Orthodox Egyptians--Copts--and Dutch Canadian Calvinists.
Instead, Moore claims that Preston's version of hypothetical universalism came from his contacts with two prominent Calvinist bishops of the Irish and English established churches, James Ussher and John Davenant, both of whom earlier laid out some of the formulations concerning covenant, gospel call, and atonement taken up by Preston.
Kingdom's essay on the Jacques Royer affair, a French religious controversy of the early seventeenth century, makes clear that Calvinists could all draw on Calvin's writings or his actual practices, and still arrive at different conclusions regarding ecclesiology from this evidence.
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.
4) Despite the hostility of the civil and clerical authorities, Calvinists and even Quakers were fairly well integrated into the social, economic, and even the administrative structures of their local communities and represented a reasonably good cross section of the population during the late seventeenth century.
The only deficiency lies in the unanswered question of how Calvinists and non-Calvinists can cooperate through missions.