Calvinism meaning

kălvĭ-nĭzəm
The religious doctrines of John Calvin, emphasizing the omnipotence of God and the salvation of the elect by God's grace alone.
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A set of religious practices and beliefs based on Calvin's teachings, often associated with a stern moral code.
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The Christian religious tradition based upon the doctrines and forms of Christian practice of several Protestant reformers such as John Calvin as opposed to Lutherans.
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(christian theol.) The doctrines of John Calvin and his followers, esp. the doctrine that the elect are predestined to salvation.
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Origin of calvinism

  • From French calvinisme.

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