preordination


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Synonyms for preordination

(theology) being determined in advance

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Some cite Jeremiah 1:5 ("Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations"), but many readers find this to be a statement of Jeremiah's preordination, not the inception of his personhood.
A Welsh speaker and native of Pontypridd, he graduated in Classics and in Theology at King's College, London, and completed his preordination training at St Michael's College, Llandaff.
The first concrete sign of her preordination was an NEA that took her to France, where, naturally, she blossomed.
Furthermore, requiring some sort of comprehensive preordination paper or project, certainly not a research thesis, would serve several ends.