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Calvinism in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCalvinismCal‧vin‧is‧m /ˈkælvənɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  RRCthe Christian religious teachings of John Calvin, based on the idea that events on Earth are controlled by God and cannot be changed by humans
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CalvinismBrownson went west to Detroit to teach school, but the old debates about Calvinism followed him even there to the frontier.Alex Trocchi had escaped Glasgow for the city, and release from Calvinism.A decade later, however, Calvinism appeared on the scene to make an already complicated matter more so.There, it has not so much been its Calvinism that has been welcome as its emphasis upon the inerrancy of Scripture.Johannes Uyttenbogaert was closely involved with the Remonstrants, a liberal and political movement opposed to the extremes of Calvinism.The agony and the ecstasy of the eleventh-hour reprieve illustrated the central paradox of Calvinism.He accepted only four of the five points of Calvinism.However, many ordinary men and women came to find this undiluted predestinarian Calvinism uncongenial and repressive.