Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism
In contrast, individuals scoring low on both theological dimensions scored higher on Arminianism
, gender egalitarianism, social justice commitment, intercultural competence commitment, religious exploration, and they preferred an integration view of psychology and theology and a "no restrictions" perspective on women's roles.
She emphasizes the access Shakespeare and his fellow Londoners had to different religious experiences: "There was a multifaceted official Protestantism, with its ideological roots in Calvinist theology; a culture of the godly for whom intense preaching had become the focus of experimental faith; formal liturgical ritual maintained in cathedral and court; and the beginning of a new form of religious identity that was to become English Arminianism
by the 1620s.
Mandeville eclectically combines elements from Dutch Arminianism
, British deism, and French skepticism and, where convenient, switches from one perspective to the other.
In the ASA we encompass a spectrum of perspectives on creation and evolution, church and state, war and peace, Arminianism
and Calvinism, and certainly on the highly controversial, recent issues of the ethics of the biotechnological manipulation of the world around us, including animal and human life.
He makes important points, though he may deemphasize the significance of the issue of Arminianism
more than necessary in the process.
Under the latter, Brasenose would become a bastion in Oxford against the rising Arminianism
A man who has passed from orthodoxy to the loosest Arminianism
, and thence to Arianism, and thence to direct Humanism.
All Christian theologies extol the importance of a loving relationship between Creator and created, but Arminianism
is the least deterministic of them (Basinger, 1996).
Sarna points out that the Awakenings' Arminianism
was more comfortable for Jews than Calvinist predestination (75).
For example, in his fifth chapter, "Backslidings," he manages to carry his reader from Archibald Wariston's Scots Calvinist anxieties over discovering the will of God, and his curious marriage and devastation at his wife's death, to King Charles's first entry into Scotland since his succession to the throne, a belated visit that began on the same day as Jane Wariston's death; thence through the rather desperate attempts of Scots and English courtiers to accommodate one another civilly, with vignettes of Drummond of Hawthornden, the Earl of Arundel, and the Earl of Newcastle; and eventually, by way of revisiting Wariston's rationalization of his wife's death, to a capsule comparison of Calvinism and Arminianism
In Cotton's later telling, Baron "had leavened many of the chief men of the Town with Arminianism