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predestination in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredestinationpre‧des‧ti‧na‧tion /prɪˌdestəˈneɪʃən, ˌpriːdes-/ noun [uncountable]  RRCthe belief that God has decided everything that will happen and that people cannot change this
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predestinationHere was a community in which people argued fiercely about theology, even sang ballads about predestination.I vowed to question Lili about predestination.Posterity undoubtedly concentrated its attention on St Augustine as a theologian, and on what he wrote about predestination.His central doctrine was that of predestination.There is almost a tinge of predestination in footballers' reflections on how they came to sport in the first place.His views on predestination and the trinity were remarkably conventional.The main points at issue between Hooker and Travers were predestination and justification by faith.