The theological tenets or doctrines of John Calvin (a French theologian and reformer of the 16th century) and his followers, or of the so-called calvinistic churches.
a form of Protestantism emphasizing the eternal predestination of every individual to damnation or to salvation.
In Christian theology, the label attached to proponents of the major views taught by John Calvin, especially relating to God's sovereignty and human freedom, and usually incorporating the Calvinist "TULIP" -- T = Total depravity, U = Unconditional election, L = Limited (or definite) atonement, I = Irresistible grace, and P = Perseverence of the saints (eternal security).
a system of belief, named after the French reformer John Calvin (1509-64) whose chief tenets are that scripture is the only rule of faith, that man is justified by faith not works, and that there is absolute predestination of the elect to salvation and of the reprobate to damnation.
The religious doctrines of John Calvin, stressing 'sin' and 'guilt'. In the US, the Presbyterians are the largest subculture of Roman Christians in Calvinist tradition.
the theological system of John Calvin and his followers emphasizing omnipotence of God and salvation by grace alone
a religious offshoot of Protestantism known for its doctrine of predestination (the idea that every individual is predestined to either damnation or salvation).
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Strict theological doctrine of the French Protestant church reformer John Calvin (1509-1564) and the basis of Puritan society. Calvin held that all humans were born sinful and only God s grace (not the church) could save a person from hell.
n. The system of doctrine taught by John Calvin.
See "Reformed Theology". The theology of Calvin, Augustine (and Paul!)
The system of theology that recognizes that salvation is by God's grace alone as man is totally unable and unwilling to turn to Christ for salvation. See also Calvinism and comparison chart
An ambiguous term, used with two quite distinct meanings. First, it refers to the religious ideas of religious bodies (such as the Reformed church) and individuals (such as Theodore Beza) who were profoundly influenced by John Calvin, or by documents written by him. Second, it refers to the religious ideas of John Calvin himself. Although the first sense is by far the more common, there is a growing recognition that the term is misleading.
the developed teachings or theological system of the reformer John Calvin (1509-1564) as presented in the various Reformed confessions of the 16th and 17th centuries and briefly summarized with the acrostic T.U.L.I.P ? Total depravity, Unconditional election, Limited atonement, Irresistible grace, Perseverance of the saints.
Calvinism is a system of Christian theology and an approach to Christian life and thought within the Protestant tradition articulated by John Calvin, a Protestant Reformer in the 16th century, and subsequently by successors, associates, followers and admirers of Calvin, his interpretation of Scripture, and perspective on Christian life and theology. Calvin's system of theology and Christian life forms the basis of the Reformed tradition, a term roughly equivalent to Calvinism.