Calvinist


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Cal·vin·ism

 (kăl′vĭ-nĭz′əm)
n.
The religious doctrines of John Calvin, emphasizing the omnipotence of God and the salvation of the elect by God's grace alone.

Cal′vin·ist adj. & n.
Cal′vin·is′tic adj.
Cal′vin·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Calvinist - an adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin
Huguenot - a French Calvinist of the 16th or 17th centuries
necessitarian - someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will
Adj.1.Calvinist - of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations

Calvinist

[ˈkælvɪnɪst]
A. ADJcalvinista
B. Ncalvinista mf

Calvinist

[ˈkælvɪnɪst]
adj [doctrine, tradition, background] → calviniste
n (= person) → calviniste mf

Calvinist

nCalvinist(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
La Rochelle, which had derived a new importance from the ruin of the other Calvinist cities, was, then, the focus of dissensions and ambition.
I knew a witty physician who found the creed in the biliary duct, and used to affirm that if there was disease in the liver, the man became a Calvinist, and if that organ was sound, he became a Unitarian.
As a gude Calvinist, my saul's clear o' the smallest figment o' belief in Warks.
For Scotland has a double dose of the poison called heredity; the sense of blood in the aristocrat, and the sense of doom in the Calvinist.
I've heard a deal o' doctrine i' my time, for I used to go after the Dissenting preachers along wi' Seth, when I was a lad o' seventeen, and got puzzling myself a deal about th' Arminians and the Calvinists.
CALVINIST (Brian Meehan) HAVING been fourth on his debut at Salisbury Calvinist got off the mark in a maiden at Bath and looks to have a future in handicaps.
I was raised a Calvinist, which is to say that I was raised to believe that God is sublime and immense enough to break our senses, and we are as small and helpless as worms.
As a Calvinist ruler you have no legal right in the imperial courts' eyes to worship as you please.
Weber postulated that the Calvinist emphasis on hard work promoted business enterprise, and the development of science enabled modern capitalism, and both rational developments would eradicate enchantment.
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The Destiny of Modern Societies: The Calvinist Predestination of a New Society is a recommendation for any college-level collection strong in critical social sciences, and provides a scholarly, in-depth analysis of relationships between modern society and Calvinism.