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 ?
As a gude Calvinist, my saul's clear o' the smallest figment o' belief in Warks.
La Rochelle, which had derived a new importance from the ruin of the other Calvinist cities, was, then, the focus of dissensions and ambition.
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 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.
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.
The community was part of a small and isolated Calvinist Dutch enclave surrounded by Catholic territories, the largest and most important of which was Aachen, a Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire.
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.
The focus is on Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738), a Calvinist medical and chemistry professor at the University of Leiden, who was famous in the eighteenth century as the man who taught Europe chemistry, and whose influence even reached to the American colonies.
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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It suggests that educationally these conforming Calvinists trained soon-to-be Calvinist preachers from Jesuit materials, despite the terms of the founding of their college.