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1. Of or relating to predestination.
2. Believing in or based on the doctrine of predestination.
One who believes in the doctrine of predestination.

pre·des′ti·nar′i·an·ism n.


a belief in predestination. — predestinarian, n., adj.
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Noun1.predestinarianism - the belief or doctrine of predestinarians
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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The mixing of strict predestinarianism with the needs of pastoral theology soon resulted in hybrid forms of "Calvinism.
Nevertheless, as Rempel shows, Marpeck has a distinct, non-Lutheran soteriology marked by an insistent attack on the predestinarianism of classical Protestantism.
space" devoid of temporality or change, the critic repeats the fallacy of misplaced concreteness by which Urizen dooms himself to the prison of predestinarianism and Newtonian absolute time.