Noun(1) the theological system of John Calvin and his followers emphasizing omnipotence of God and salvation by grace alone
(1) I do not think that this was precisely the Calvinism of John Calvin.(2) The frightful engines of ecclesiastical councils, of diabolical malice, and Calvinistical good-nature never failed to terrify me exceedingly whenever I thought of preaching.(3) Henry only saved his life by converting to Catholicism but when he escaped from Paris in 1576, he changed back to Calvinism and took over the lead of the Huguenots.(4) Universalism, also a protest against Calvinism , arose outside the established church.(5) Baptists, Swedish and Dutch Lutherans, Dutch Calvinists , and a handful of Catholics also worshiped there.(6) You may be wondering why I am in a Calvinistical Baptist church when I have difficulties with their theology.(7) Here he came to change his religious views, rejecting Calvinism which had the notion of predestination as a metaphysical necessity and the basis of faith.(8) What is certain is that Calvinism will continue to be present in Southern Baptist life as long as Baptist collegians continue to find it appealing.(9) Their confession consisted of 52 articles and is strictly Calvinistical in the doctrinal part.(10) Educators are noting that an increasing number of Baptist college students are embracing Calvinism .(11) Lutherans, Calvinists , Methodists, Baptists and even agnostics have found him deserving.(12) Virtually all Calvinists in Southern Baptist circles are enthusiastic about missions and evangelism.(13) Theological divisions among Baptists at the beginning of the century were usually about the degree to which one held Calvinistic as against Arminian views.(14) It was not a Calvinistic church - it had closer links to the Anabaptists than the mainstream Reformers.(15) Critical to Calvinism was the doctrine of predestination, which regarded the salvation or damnation of each soul as preordained.(16) What may seem paradoxical to some today is that theologically, Spurgeon tenaciously clung to traditional Calvinism .
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