Both the elect and the nonelect
function in salvation history.
Ultimately, since God himself was responsible for her redemption, she must be of the "elect," and, conversely, those who do not concede this point can only be nonelect
and therefore damned or "other.
To the elect, this is the best of news; to the nonelect
, this revelation has the "smell of death.
He claimed that the elect were born with the good seed, implanted by God in Adam and Eve, and the nonelect
were born of the evil seed which came from Satan.